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Battle Name : Monzon

Date(s) : 16 May 1809 - 19 May 1809

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , The Peninsular Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Spanish Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


Habert's advanced guard of a French attempt to take Monzon were cut off over the River Cinca by a Spanish force consisting mainly of armed peasants. The French were forced to surrender, only the Cuirassiers escaped.


A small town in northeastern Spain in the valley of the River Cinca, about 31 miles northwest of Lleida. (Spain)

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French Forces

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1,000 (90.91%)

Spanish Forces

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