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Battle Name : Belfort

Date(s) : 24 December 1813 - 12 April 1814

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's defence of France ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Garrison

Type of battle : Land


The Austrian actually involved over 9,000 men but their strength at any one time was in the region of 3,000. On surrender it was found that about 1,000 Frenchmen had been killed or died of sickness. The remainder were disarmed and allowed to go home.


A fortress in eastern France about 47 miles northeast of Besançon. (France)

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French Garrison

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Casualties :
3,000 (100.00%)

Austrian Forces

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