The Smolensk Infantry Regiment under command of Major General Mikhailovich Kolyubakin was part of the 1st Brigade 12th Division during the Battle of Borodino on September 7th, 1812
The 1st Battalion included the 1st Grenadier Company and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Musketeer Companies; the Grenadier Company was organized into a Grenadier Platoon and a Marksmen Platoon.
All Musketeer Companies of the 1st Battalion weared white sword accorns and green inside white shako pompons. The sword loops were white for the 1st Company, blue for the 2nd and orange for the 3rd.
The Grenadier Platoon weared red sword loops and shako pompons while the Marksmen Platoon showed yellow sword loops and shako pompons.