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Alexandria [2]

Battle Name : Alexandria [2]

Date(s) : 17 August 1801 - 02 September 1801

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

Outcome : A victory for British Forces over French Forces [Army of the Orient]

Type of battle : Land, Seige


The British suffered few losses in the course of the siege and the French capitulated on terms. All French troops and civilians [about 8,000 in all] were returned to France in British ships. All cannon and six French warships in the harbour were surrendered to the British. This was the end of Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign.

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of the Orient]

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Casualties :
4,500 (100.00%)

British Forces

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