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Battle Name : Yecla

Date(s) : 11 April 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land


A surprise and a very effective attack by a relatively small French cavalry force against Spanish infantry. The Spaniards were part of the left wing of the Allies I eastern Spain.


A twon in southeastern Spain about 40 miles north of Murcia. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
79 (15.80%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,400 (46.67%)