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Halle


Battle Name : Halle

Date(s) : 02 May 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Prussian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land

Summary

This French advance, on the same day as the battle of L├╝tzen, was intended to secure a crossing of the river Saale northwest of Leipzig. The French force was outnumbered and without cavalry. It was severely repulsed. Although Prussian casualty figures are not known they are said to be light.

Location

A town on the river Saale 20 miles northwest of Leipzig. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :
2,600

Casualties :
800 (30.77%)

Prussian Forces

Number engaged :
4,800

Casualties :
n/a