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Battle Name : Freiburg

Date(s) : 21 October 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Prussian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The number of French troops is an estimate as most units were by now below their Leipzig strength. The Allies were attempting to block Napoleon's escape route but came up too late to catch anything but the rearguard. Three thousand eight hundred managed to brush the Allies aside.


A town on the river Unstrutt southwest of Leipzig about 39 miles. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (34.48%)

Prussian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
950 (10.56%)