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Aldea de Ponte

Battle Name : Aldea de Ponte

Date(s) : 28 September 1811

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Anglo-Portugese Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Anglo-Portugese conducted an orderly retreat against the much larger French force. The ground was not essential to Wellington and the French soon moved off because they could not feed themselves in this area.


A village [now called Aldeia] in eastern Portugal less than 2 miles from the Spanish border and 25 miles southwest of Ciudad Rodrigo. (Portugal)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
150 (1.25%)

Anglo-Portugese Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
100 (3.03%)