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Battle Name : Usagre

Date(s) : 25 May 1811

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

Outcome : A victory for British Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The location was a bridge over a deep stream. The British lay hidden behind a crest until half the French force, part of Soult's Army of the South, had crossed to their side of the river. Then they charged. Two French regiments 4e and 20e were practically destroyed.


A village in western Spain about 65 miles southeast of Badajoz. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
328 (35.65%)

British Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
20 (2.00%)