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Laubressel


Battle Name : Laubressel

Date(s) : 03 March 1814 - 04 March 1814

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

Outcome : A victory for Allied Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land

Summary

Schwarzenberg had retreated before Napoleon. Napoleon went north to deal with Bl├╝cher, Schwarzenberg then advanced towards Paris. Macdonald had insufficient forces to stop the Allies [Bavarians and Russians] and he fell back towards Nogent-sur-Seine.

Location

A town on the river Barse about 6 miles east of Troyes, France. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :
20,000

Casualties :
3,000 (15.00%)

Allied Forces

Number engaged :
32,000

Casualties :
1,000 (3.13%)