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Battle Name : Valencia

Date(s) : 28 June 1808

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

Outcome : A victory for Spanish Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The French force contained a large number of new conscripts whose morale/determination was poor. Two major assaults on the town were beaten off although nearly two thirds of the Spanish were armed citizens. Moncey fell back to Madrid.


The capital city of the Valencia region of Spain at the mouth of the Rio Turia on the Mediterranean coast. (Spain)

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French Forces

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Casualties :
1,200 (4.14%)

Spanish Forces

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