Stavropol Christianized Kalmyks

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Origin and History

According to Maslovskiy, by 1755, these Cossacks counted 830 men:

  • 1 ataman
  • 1 colonel
  • 1 judge
  • 1 yesaul (assistant commanders)
  • 1 clerk
  • 1 surgeon
  • 8 sotniks
  • 8 khorunzhyis (color bearers)
  • 8 yesauls (assistant commanders)
  • 800 Christianized Kalmyks

During the Seven Years' War, the regiment was commanded by:

  • no information found

Service during the War

For the campaign of 1757 in East Prussia, 500 Stavropol Christianized Kalmyks were mobilized. They were attached to the 1st Division of the Russian Army. They did not take part in any serious action and the same year returned to their homelands.

Uniform

no information found

Colours

The Stavropol Christianized Kalmyks had probably no official standard even though they may had some unofficial ones.

References

Maslovskiy, Dmitrij Fedorovich: Russkaia armija w siemieletnjuju wojnu, Vol. 1

Acknowledgements

Roman Shlygin for the initial version of this article