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Battle Name : Gräfenthal

Date(s) : 29 September 1812

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

Outcome : A victory for French Allies [Prussians] over Russian forces

Type of battle : Land


As happened so often during this phase of the Latvian campaign the Russians found themselves massively outnumbered and lacking in the cavalry arm. The Russian force casualties given are only the captured, there is no record of their killed and wounded.


A village in Latvia southwest of Riga. (Latvia)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Prussians]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
263 (3.76%)

Russian forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
303 (18.94%)