What is the question? Is it not written in textbooks even Yermolov words: The French army was smashed against the Russian? That we defeated Napoleon, but he is not us! All this, of course. But if you look not only to the textbook, but also, for example, on the Internet, we can see how different information found there.
Do not match the data on the number of troops stationed on the battlefield, and even in the notes to witnesses of the battle, there are serious discrepancies.
For example, there is evidence that Napoleon at Borodino had 135,000 soldiers, while Kutuzov – 120. But other figures: the French – 133.8, Russian – 154.8 thousand people. And what true? And in the same number includes 11,000 Cossacks and 28.5 thousand militiamen