Don Cossacks

Don Cossacks (Russian: Донские казаки) were Cossacks who settled along the middle and lower Don.

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Matvei Platov
... Platov (August 6, 1751 - January 3, 1818) was a Russian general who commanded the Don Cossacks in the Napoleonic wars and founded Novocherkassk as the new capital of the Don Host Province ... Platov was born in Pribilyanskoe and began his service in the Don Cossacks in 1766 becoming an yesaul in 1769 ... in the 1771 Crimean campaign and was promoted to the command of a Cossack regiment in 1772 ...
Kalmyk People - Origins and History - Russian Revolution and Civil War
... army was composed primarily of volunteers and Tsarist supporters but were later joined by the Cossacks (including Don Kalmyks), many of whom resisted ... integrate the Astrakhan Kalmyks into the military units of the Astrakhan Cossacks ... The majority of the Don Kalmyks also sided with the White Movement to preserve their Cossack lifestyle and proud traditions ...
Order Of Battle At The Balaclava Campaign - Russian Army
... Kiev Regiment Ingermanland Regiment (No.)1 Ural Cossacks North Column - Col ... Odessa Regiment (No.)53 Don Cossacks (No.)4 Rifle Battalion (1 company) Left Center Column - Maj ... Regiment Ingermanland Regiment (No.)60 Don Cossacks Forward Reserves - Maj ...
Terek Cossacks - 17th Century
... of Troubles in 1606 four thousand Terek Cossacks left for the Volga to support their own candidate for the Tsar, Ileyka Muromets ... of the Nogay Horde and a decade later aided the Don Cossacks against the Crimean Khanate in 1646 ... By the mid 17th century the Cossacks again expanded into the Sunzha where they built a new outpost in 1651 ...
Don Cossacks - Traditions and Culture - In Popular Culture
... Mikhail Sholokhov's monumental work, And Quiet Flows the Don, deals sympathetically with the Don Cossacks and depicts the destruction of their way of life as a result of World War I ...