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Guttstadt & Deppen

Battle Name : Guttstadt & Deppen

Date(s) : 05 June 1807 - 06 June 1807

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Fourth Coalition , Napoleon's Eylau-Friedland Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Russian forces over French Forces [Grande Armee]

Type of battle : Land


Napoleon's had surmised that Ney's VI Corps, pushed forward as it was, would be the target for the main Russian advance. Orders given to Ney permitted him to fall back slowly, inviting continuous contact and pursuit by the Russians. Ney made a stand on the 6th at Deppen. On the 7th Bennigsen became aware of the perilous position he had been drawn into and he withdrew.


Two villages in East Prussia [now Poland] 13 and 22 miles respectively southwest of Heilsberg. (Poland)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Grande Armee]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,042 (12.01%)

Russian forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,500 (3.97%)