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Luckau


Battle Name : Luckau

Date(s) : 04 June 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Russo-Prussian Forces over French & Allied Forces

Type of battle : Land

Summary

After his repulse at Hoyerswerda von B├╝low withdrew into a strong position at Luckau. Oudinot did not pursue the Russo-Prussians for nearly a week which gave them time to prepare. Oudinot was soundly beaten and he pulled back southwest to Ubigau about 25 miles away. An armistice was signed as this battle was being fought.

Location

A town in northern Germany 44 miles southeast of Berlin and 40 miles northwest of Hoyerswerta. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French & Allied Forces

Number engaged :
20,000

Casualties :
2,200 (11.00%)

Russo-Prussian Forces

Number engaged :
15,800

Casualties :
800 (5.06%)