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Battle Name : Kassel

Date(s) : 30 September 1813

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

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

Type of battle : Land


In this engagement there were very few casualties on either side. The Westfalian population were increasingly identifying with the other Germanic states as Germans. Their troops no longer had any stomach for fighting fellow Germans and mostly melted away or were captured and immediately allowed to go home without their weapons.


The city was the capital of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Westfalia now is in the north of the province of Hessen. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Westfalian]

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Casualties :
2,566 (100.00%)

Russian forces

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