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Battle Name : Thorn

Date(s) : 16 February 1813 - 16 April 1813

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Russian Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Russian forces over French & Allied Garrison

Type of battle : Land


The Russian follow up to Napoleon's retreat reached the stage of the reduction of French strong points. Thorn was garrisoned in part by the remnants of units which had retreated from Russia. The French and Polish prisoners went into captivity but the bavarians were allowed to return home under the condition that they did not fight against Russia or her allies during 1813.


A fortified town on the river Vistula about 90 miles south of Danzig. (Germany)

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French & Allied Garrison

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Casualties :
4,500 (100.00%)

Russian forces

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