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Battle Name : Ordal

Date(s) : 13 September 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Anglo-Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land


The night attack by Marshall Suchet's troops was greatly aided by the failure of the overall commander, Lord William Bentinck, to put out any patrols. Losses would have been higher but for the Spaniards determination and courage.


A village in Catalonia, Spain, about 14 miles west of Barcelona. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
300 (2.50%)

Anglo-Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
995 (26.13%)