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Wolkowysk [Izabelin]

Battle Name : Wolkowysk [Izabelin]

Date(s) : 14 November 1812 - 16 November 1812

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

Outcome : A victory for French Allies [Austrian & Saxon] over Russian forces

Type of battle : Land


A very determined and successful attempt by the Saxons and Austrians to save the southern flank. A large amount of ammunition, money and other provisions were captured when the Austrians got into the Russian rear and took most of their baggage.


A town in southwest Belarus on the river Wolkowysk, about 44 miles southeast of Grodno. (Belarus)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Austrian & Saxon]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,800 (6.43%)

Russian forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,000 (14.81%)