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Battle Name : Barbe-sur-Aube

Date(s) : 24 January 1814

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

Outcome : A victory for Allied Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The first attack by the Allies [III Corps, Army of Bohemia] in this sector. The French put up a fierce resistance until a second Corps [ IV ] came up to support III Corps. The French retired in good order on Troyes.


A town some 33 miles east of Troyes, northeastern France. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
700 (8.28%)

Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,400 (11.20%)