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Battle Name : Castalla

Date(s) : 21 July 1812

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land


Although they outnumbered the French by nearly three to one the Spanish still came off worse in this engagement. Among their casualties over two thousand of them were unwounded but captured.


A town in eastern Spain 20 miles northwest of Alicante. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (5.00%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,135 (28.50%)