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Boden


Battle Name : Boden

Date(s) : 04 December 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Allied Forces over French Allies [Danes]

Type of battle : Land

Summary

What began with an Allied reconnaissance in force ended in chaos in fog. The Danes withdrew towards the fortress of Rendsberg in the faced of numerically larger enemy. The Allies [two battalions of the Russo-German Legion] fired on one another.

Location

A village [now Gross-Boden] in northern Germany between Hamburg and L├╝beck. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Danes]

Number engaged :
4,000

Casualties :
22 (0.55%)

Allied Forces

Number engaged :
6,000

Casualties :
100 (1.67%)