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Mir 2

Battle Name : Mir 2

Date(s) : 13 November 1812

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

Outcome : A victory for Russian forces over French Garrison

Type of battle : Land


A small engagement which speaks volumes about the state of French morale at this time. Only the tip of the Russian advanced guard lost 44 men before the French chose to surrender, possibly 100 of them were killed or wounded. When the fighting went the other way the Russians held up the French advanced guard.[see Mir 1 10th July 1812]


A town on the road from Minsk to Wolkowysk about 112 miles southwest of Minsk. (Belarus)

Casualty figures

French Garrison

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (100.00%)

Russian forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
44 (33.85%)