THE RUSSIAN ARMY, 1914
by Mark Conrad, 2001.
A peacetime order of battle of the Russian Army for July of 1914, listing all corps, divisions, brigades, regiments, and independent battalions of infantry, cavalry, artillery, and engineers with their garrison locations. All support, technical, administrative, supply, medical, and staff troops and units are also included with their locations and assignments. Every kind of unit, from Siberian rifles to the Chevalier Guards to the Kuban Cossacks, from the fortress of Brest-Litovsk to the garrison of Vladivostok, from the gendarmes of Warsaw to the grenadiers of Moscow, from the Finland rifle brigades to the Turkestan army corps, all are named and located.
Command and Staff Military Districts Corps: Guards corps, Grenadier Corps, army corps, Caucasus army corps, Siberian army corps. Divisions: Guards, grenadier, infantry, cavalry, and cossack divisions. Brigades: Rifle brigades, separate cavalry and cossack brigades. Infantry: Guards, grenadier, infantry, and rifle regiments. Cavalry: Dragoons, lancers, hussars. Artillery. Artillery brigades, rifle artillery battalions, howitzer battalions, mountain artillery, horse artillery, separate batteries, artillery parks. Engineers and Technical Troops: Sappers, pontoon units, telegraph companies, aeronautical and aviation units. Fortress Troops. Artillery, engineers, telegraph troops, pigeon units, river mine units. Supply and Transport. Medical Service. Military Schools. Academies, schools, cadet corps. Military Justice. Disciplinary units. Corps of Gendarmes. Marine Forces. Marine battalions, flotillas. Cossack and Other Irregular Troops. Don Host, Caucasian Hosts, Astrakhan Host, Orenburg Host, Ural Host, Siberian Host, Semireche Host, Trans-Baikal Host, Ussuri Host, Amur Host. Reserves and Replacements. Replacement cavalry. Local Forces. Local brigades. Frontier Guard. Mobilization of Armies.