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Battle Name : Moshaisk

Date(s) : 10 September 1812

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

Outcome : A victory for French & Allied Forces over Russian forces

Type of battle : Land


Marshall Murat commanding the French Advanced Guard caught the Russian II Corps around the town. The Russians although outnumbered fought well, attempting to protect some 10,000 men who had been wounded at Borodino. The Frenc took all these wounded prisoner.


A town 8 miles east of Borodino and about 59 miles from Moscow. (Russia)

Casualty figures

French & Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (20.00%)

Russian forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (23.26%)