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La Ferté-sur-Aube

Battle Name : La Ferté-sur-Aube

Date(s) : 28 February 1814

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's defence of France ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


When Oudinot pulled back from Bar-sur-Aube [27 Feb.] Macdonald was left 'hung out to dry' as the extreme right wing of Napoleon's scattered corps. Only a few of the Austrian troops came into action and Macdonald was able to extricate most of his force while giving up this river crossing point.


A village on the river Aube about 13 miles up stream from Bar-sur-Aube, France. (France)

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French Forces

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Casualties :
600 (24.00%)

Austrian Forces

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