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Battle Name : Boulou

Date(s) : 03 October 1793

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the First Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Spanish] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


In spite of his defeat at Truillas [22 Sept.] Davout continued to press the Spanish further from Perpignan. At Boulou he was again defeated over half his 'casualties' [1,500 of them] were desertions.


A village on the river Tech in south central France about 14 miles southwest of Perpignan.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,700 (16.88%)

Coalition Forces [Spanish]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
300 (2.00%)