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Battle Name : Bannes

Date(s) : 25 March 1814

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

Outcome : A victory for Russian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


An important French convoy carrying ammunition, 100 wagons, and bread, 125 wagons and acting as escort to five Generals was caught by a Russian force commanded by the Tsar. The National Guard troops fought bravely, half their number were killed, before surrendering. Russian losses are not known.


A village about 70 miles east of Paris, northern France. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

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Casualties :
3,400 (89.47%)

Russian Forces

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