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Girona 2

Battle Name : Girona 2

Date(s) : 24 July 1808 - 16 August 1808

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

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between French Forces and Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land, Seige


The French siege was fairly slack in part because the troops were of second quality. [An Italo-Neapolitan division and Reille's Provisional division] Both sides heard the news of the French defeat at Bailén which boosted the Spaniards and demoralised the French. A pincer attack launched from the city inflicted only light casualties but the nervous Duhesme ordered a withdrawal.


A fortified city on the Rio Ter in northeastern Spain midway between Barcelona and the Franco-Spanish border. (Spain)

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French Forces

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271 (2.08%)

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