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Battle Name : Soissons

Date(s) : 14 February 1814

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

Outcome : A victory for Allied Forces [Army of North] over French Garrison

Type of battle : Land


Even as Napoleon was winning at Vauchamps the Allied Army of the North was making its presence felt at approximately the same distance from Paris. This action was a surprise raid by a mainly Cossack force which took the town by storm.


A town on the river Aisne about 44 miles northeast of Paris. (France)

Casualty figures

French Garrison

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,000 (100.00%)

Allied Forces [Army of North]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (4.76%)