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Battle Name : Jakubovo

Date(s) : 28 July 1812

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

Outcome : A victory for Franco-Polish Forces over Russian Forces

Type of battle : Land


During the continuing pursuit of the withdrawing Russians Murat was at this point commanding a force which included two Polish cavalry brigades, among other cavalry and infantry troops. Their dash and style matched Murat's own. In this action the 8th Polish Lancers overran a Russian infantry battalion square. The Franco-Polish casualties are said to be light, the Russian casualties were mostly captures.


A village about 6 miles west of Witebsk, Belarus. (Belarus)

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Franco-Polish Forces

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Russian Forces

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Casualties :
1,000 (9.09%)