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Battle Name : Gamonal

Date(s) : 10 November 1808

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Spaniards were formed up in an indefensible position, easily outflanked and with a wood to their front. The French, under Soult, made a concealed approach through the wood and sent dragoons in a flanking move which rolled up the Spanish line.


A village on the Rio Arlanzón just over 3 miles east of Burgos, north cenral Spain. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (1.43%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,500 (13.64%)