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San Millan

Battle Name : San Millan

Date(s) : 18 June 1813

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

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

Type of battle : Land


Although fewer in number the Anglo-Portugese were advancing and consequently French morale was falling. In the couse of this engagement about half the French troops threw away their packs and escaped over the mountains. Three hundred were captured and, as accurate figures are not available, other casualties have been estimated.


A mountain village in northern Spain about 28 miles from Vitoria. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (10.42%)

Anglo-Portugese Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
100 (2.50%)