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Cossack militia

Nicholas Zharkikh

At the beginning of 1855 because of failures in the Crimean War, the formation of militias was announced in Russia. Chernigov provinces had put the Cossack regiments.

Zabila in July 1855 joined the militia (probably on the officer's position). 27 July 1855 by accident, he broke his leg and was unable to actively serve.

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