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Badajoz, First British siege

Battle Name : Badajoz, First British siege

Date(s) : 07 May 1811 - 12 May 1811

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

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

Type of battle : Land, Seige


The Allied 20,000 troops under Beresford opened their siege works but were called away only five days later to face Soult's army at Albuera [16/5/1811].


Spanish side of the Portugese border about 120 miles due East of Lisbon (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Garrison

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Anglo-Portugese Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
733 (3.54%)