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Battle Name : Plagwitz

Date(s) : 29 August 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Russian forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


Puthod's 17th Division was trapped against the flooded river Bober by the Russian VI Corps and I Cavalry Corps. Massively outnumbered and lacking the means or position to resist the cavalry they were cut to pieces. General Puthod, a hundred officers and 3,000 men were captured. The division ceased to exist.


A village in western Poland on the river Bober [Bóbr] about 40 miles southwest of Glogau. (Poland)

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French Forces

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7,500 (100.00%)

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