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Kliastitzy [1]

Battle Name : Kliastitzy [1]

Date(s) : 28 July 1812

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

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

Type of battle : Land


The first Franco-Polish cavalry probe in this sector of the northern flank met with a much larger cavalry force. The result was never in doubt but the Franco-Polish managed to get away with fairly low casualties given the circumstances.


A village on the river Swolna about 22 miles north of Polotsk. (Belarus)

Casualty figures

Franco-Polish Forces

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Casualties :
167 (25.69%)

Russian Forces

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