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Battle Name : Carpio

Date(s) : 25 September 1811

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

Outcome : A victory for British Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


Marmont [French Army of Portugal] sent in a probe to clear his way to raise the siege of Ciadad Rodrigo. They came up against a strong British outpost and were repulsed with loss.


A village in western Spain about 6 miles west of Ciudad Rodrigo. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
48 (10.67%)

British Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
12 (1.50%)