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Battle Name : Kalisz

Date(s) : 13 February 1813

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

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between French & Allied Forces and Russian forces

Type of battle : Land


Unlike the Prussians the Poles and the Saxons were still fighting as allies of the French but now they were fighting on their own soil. Ever cautious the Russians did not press as hard as they might.


The engagement took place in two villages about 6 miles north of Kalisz in western Poland. (Poland)

Casualty figures

French & Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (12.50%)

Russian forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
450 (9.00%)