Diary of the 1813 Campaign:
1 September [13 September]. Bivouac
2 September [14 September]. March
to Leps, near Zerbst. I
3 September [15 September].
15 September [27 September]. Traveled
to the ferry near Acken.
16 September [28 September]. Near
17 September [29 September]. During
the field works in the morning, three enemy squadrons drove rotmistr
[Karl] Lowenstern from Köten and pursued him to Acken. At the same
time, I saw Obreskov with his troops marchiong from Dessau and
ordered him to attack the approaching enemy; he carried out this
order, capturing one officer and forty men and seizing the village
20 September [2 October]. Transferred
21 September [3 October]. At
22 September [4 October]. Marched
to Köten, Winzegorode arrived to Acken.
23 September [5 October]. At
24 September [6 October]. Moved
to Grebtzig.; grenadiers were recalled from me.
25 September [7 October]. Marched
to Zilbitz; I traveled to Halle.
26 September [8 October]. At
Zilbitz. I traveled to Petersberge, from where, it is said, one can
see 40 towns and 300 villages.
28 September [10 October]. Marched
29 September [11 October]. At
Halle. Blucher’s army had arrived.
30 September [12 October]. Marched
to Eisleben. St. Priest arrived at Merzeburg.