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Hoogstraaten


Battle Name : Hoogstraaten

Date(s) : 11 January 1814

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's defence of France ,

Outcome : A victory for Prussian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land

Summary

B├╝low, commanding the III Prussian Corps of the Allies Army of the North had the extreme right wing/northern edge of the advance towards France. His advanced brigade drove back the smaller French force [which included elements of the Young Guard] towards Antwerp.

Location

A village about 19 miles northeast of Antwerp, Belgium. (Belgium)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :
6,500

Casualties :
747 (11.49%)

Prussian Forces

Number engaged :
11,000

Casualties :
461 (4.19%)