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Battle Name : Waltersdorf

Date(s) : 05 February 1807

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Fourth Coalition , Napoleon's Eylau-Friedland Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Grande Armee] over Russian forces

Type of battle : Land


As the French were pursuing the retreating Russians a detached Russian Corps [Lestocq's] appeared on their left flank. Ney was sent against it. The Russians got clear but only at the cost of most of their flank guard and all of the rear guard.


A village in Poland on the river Lyna about 10 miles northeast of Mohrungen [now Morag]. (Poland)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Grande Armee]

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Russian forces

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Casualties :
2,000 (44.44%)