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Battle Name : Reims

Date(s) : 12 March 1814 - 13 March 1814

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's defence of France ,

Outcome : A victory for French Garrison over Russo-Prussian Forces

Type of battle : Land


A battle of two halves. On the 12 th the Allies stormed the town and were successful. Some of the garrison managed to flee. On the 13th Napoleon with a force massively outnumbering the Allies re-took the town. The numbers refer to day one. Day two saw the loss of at least 933 French and 2600 Allies.


A major town in northern France about 100 miles northeast of Paris. (France)

Casualty figures

French Garrison

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,230 (90.71%)

Russo-Prussian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
100 (0.75%)