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Battle Name : Mèry-sur-Seine

Date(s) : 22 February 1814

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

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

Type of battle : Land


Napoleon with his main force was moving generally southeast in pursuit of Schwarzenberg, Army of Bohemia. He was greatly surprise to hear of this attack by Blücheron his left flank rear. The French were forced to pull back over to hold the line of the Seine.


A village on the river Seine about 66 miles southeast of Paris. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
800 (22.22%)

Allied Forces [Russo-Prussian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
800 (12.90%)