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Battle Name : Mohrungen

Date(s) : 25 January 1807

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Fourth Coalition , Napoleon's Eylau-Friedland Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Grande Armee] over Russian Forces

Type of battle : Land


A serious clash between Bernadotte's I Corps [Napoleon's northern/left wing] and forward units of Bennigsen's advance. The French moving south by forced marches were in danger of being cut off from the main body. However there were not enough Russians far enough forward to be effective.


A village in Poland [then East Prussia] about 25 miles southeast of Ebling [now Elblag]. (Poland)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Grande Armee]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,096 (9.13%)

Russian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,400 (15.56%)