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Battle Name : Hörselberg

Date(s) : 26 October 1813

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

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between French Forces and Prussian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Honours were about equal in this engagement. For the Prussians they inflicted considerably higher casualties than they took. For the French they were not greatly hampered in their retreat from Erfurt towards Frankfurt.


A ridge just east of the town of Eisenach, central Germany. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,600 (20.00%)

Prussian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
400 (7.14%)