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Cervia & Forli

Battle Name : Cervia & Forli

Date(s) : 26 December 1813

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Leipzig Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over Franco-Italian Garrisons

Type of battle : Land


Two towns about 12 miles apart which were attacked and taken on the same day under the same overall commander, General Major Nugent. Although outnumbered the Austrians were successful in both locations. We have no record of the casualties of either side but the Austrians took over five hundred prisoners and reported their own casualties as light.


Two town in northeastern Italy. Cervia, a port on the Adriatic coast about 19 miles southeast of Ravenna. Forli is about 12 miles west of Cervia (Italy)

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