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Stettin


Battle Name : Stettin

Date(s) : 29 October 1806

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Fourth Coalition , Napoleon's Jena and Auerst├Ądt Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Grande Armee] over Prussian Forces

Type of battle : Land

Summary

The well suplied and equipped fortified city of Stettin was surrendered with hardly a shot being fired to an advanced unit, Lasalle's Light Cavalry Brigade, of the Grande Armee. Troops retreating from Jena/A├╝erstadt were not allowed by the Governor to swell the garrison but made to continue their retreat.

Location

A fortified city on the river Oder near its estuary on the Baltic Sea about 75 miles north northeast of Berlin. (Poland)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Grande Armee]

Number engaged :
800

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)

Prussian Forces

Number engaged :
5,300

Casualties :
5,300 (100.00%)