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Valutina-Gora [Lubino]

Battle Name : Valutina-Gora [Lubino]

Date(s) : 19 August 1812

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Russian Campaign ,

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between French Forces and Russian forces

Type of battle : Land


Three French Corps [ III, I, & VIII ] had the chance to trap and destroy two Russian Corps [ III & IV] but Junot so mishandled his Corps VIII that the Russians were able to extricate themselves from the trap. The French gained the ground but lost nearly twice as many men as the Russians.


A village in western Russia about 5 miles northeast of Smolensk. (Russia)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
9,000 (21.95%)

Russian forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
5,000 (22.73%)