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Battle Name : Valencia

Date(s) : 03 November 1811 - 09 January 1812

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Spanish defence of this important port city was sloppy, the generalship of Blake was a disgrace. With superior number of men and over 370 guns and with the facility of being replenished by sea the Spanish should never have lost this city. The majority of the Spaniards were taken prisoner.


The name city of the region of Valencia, on the Mediterranean coast of Spain (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (9.71%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
20,281 (72.32%)