"Prince Andrei found Barclay de Tolly"
Prince Barclay de Tolly
Barclay de Tolly by George Dawe
(1761-1818) was a Field-Marshall and Minister of War under Tsar Alexander. He was born in Germany to a Scottish family, members of the Barclay clan. During Napoleon's invasion of Russia Barclay de Tolly was in command of the largest Russian army, the First Army of the West. He commanded the right flank at the Battle of Borodino. After Napoleon's defeat and Kutuzov's death, he took over as commander-in-chief of the Russian army, leading the capture of Paris in 1814.