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Battle Name : Sehestadt

Date(s) : 10 December 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for French Allies [Danes] over Russo-German Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Russo-German commander, Count Wallmoden-Gimborn, attempted to interpose his force between the Danes and their target destination, the fortress of Rendsburg. His force was simply too small and the Danes brushed him aside.


A village [then in Denmark] about 9 miles northeast of Rendsburg and 12 miles west of Kiel. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Danes]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
600 (6.32%)

Russo-German Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,220 (24.40%)