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Bar-sur-Aube


Battle Name : Bar-sur-Aube

Date(s) : 26 February 1814 - 27 February 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

Summary

Napoleon, having moved north to deal with Bl├╝cher, left Oudinot to hold the line of the Aube. He badly positioned his force on both sides of the river and brought only 8 of his 60 available guns into action. Oudinot pulled back and gave up the line of the Aube.

Location

A town on the river Aube about 120 miles southeast of Paris. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :
30,000

Casualties :
3,100 (10.33%)

Allied Forces

Number engaged :
30,000

Casualties :
1,900 (6.33%)