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Battle Name : Halberstadt

Date(s) : 30 May 1813

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Leipzig Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Russian Forces over French Allies [Westfalian]

Type of battle : Land


The Russian force of Hussars and Cossacks hit the soft target of Halberstadt. The Westfalians were recruits, veterans, invalids and Gendarmerie. The Russian's materials gains were 14 guns, 80 ammunition wagons a field smithy and several supply wagons.


A town in northern Germany about 56 miles northwest of Halle. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Westfalian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,081 (90.08%)

Russian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
43 (3.58%)