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Almonacid de Toledo

Battle Name : Almonacid de Toledo

Date(s) : 11 August 1809

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

Outcome : A victory for French Peninsular Army [Sebastiani's lV Corps] over Spanish , Army of La Mancha

Type of battle : Land


Sabastiani's Corps was withdrawn from the battle of Talavera to defend Madrid against the approaching army of La Mancha, under General Venegas. Although the French were outnumbered by at least three to two their discipline and experience made them more than a match for the Spaniards.


A small town about 40 miles south of Madrid and 12 miles southeast of Toledo, central Spain. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Peninsular Army [Sebastiani's lV Corps]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,400 (13.19%)

Spanish , Army of La Mancha

Number engaged :

Casualties :
5,300 (23.04%)