The 13th Army Corps was a corps of the Imperial Russian Army, formed in the 1870s. The corps fought in the Russo-Turkish War and World War I, and was disbanded with the collapse of the Imperial Russian Army after the Russian Revolution. During peacetime, it was stationed in the Moscow Military District.
|13th Army Corps|
|Branch||Imperial Russian Army|
|Part of||Moscow Military District (peacetime)|
The corps was formed on 19 February 1877 in the Moscow Military District. Its headquarters was located at Smolensk before World War I. The corps fought in World War I. It was destroyed in East Prussia in late 1917 or early 1918.
On 18 July 1914, the corps included the following units.
This article lists Imperial Russian Army formations and units in 1914 prior to World War I mobilisation for the Russian invasion of Prussia and liberation Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia.
The prewar chain of command was: military district, corps (or Army corps), then to division, brigade, regiment, and then the regiment's battalions.
After mobilisation in the event of war the chain of command of the Imperial Russian Army ran from Stavka, the Russian general headquarters, which was created during mobilization, to Front-level (Army group) also created during mobilization, to the Army level. Army headquarters were created during mobilization by transformation of the military district headquarters. Below Army level the chain was the same; corps (or Army corps, it was used interchangeably), division, brigade, and regiment.
ACorps = Army Corps (ak = armeysy korpus)
MD = Military district (VO = voenny okrug)
GrenCorps = Grenadier Corps (Gren. k = Grenadersky korpus)
LGrd = Lifeguard (l.-gv. = leyb-gvardi)
SibCorps = Sibirian Corps (Sib. k = Sibirsky korpus)
TurkCorps = Turkestan Corps (Sib. k = Sibirsky korpus)