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Battle Name : Tolosa

Date(s) : 25 June 1813

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , The Peninsular Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Allied Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The French, General Foy, attempted to hold the walled town. The Allies would have had fewer casualties had artillery been used against the towns gates and walls sooner than it was used. The French casualty figures given by General Foy are thought to have been much higher. He withdrew from the town towards the Franco-Spanish border.


A town in northern Spain about 12 miles south of San Sebastian. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
400 (2.50%)

Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
419 (2.62%)