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Battle Name : Peyrestortes

Date(s) : 17 September 1793

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the First Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Spanish]

Type of battle : Land


The initial attack by the Spanish on the French camp succeeded but a determined counter attack led by Davout routed the Spanish. Their cavalry fled the field.


A village in south central France about 3 miles northwest of Perpignan and 8 miles from the Mediterranean coast. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (2.50%)

Coalition Forces [Spanish]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,700 (28.33%)