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Battle Name : Liebertwolkwitz

Date(s) : 13 October 1813 - 14 October 1813

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

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between French Forces and Allied Forces

Type of battle : Land


Schwarzenberg commanding the Army of Bohemia was pushing northwards to link up with other allied armies closing on Leipzig. Murat [IV corps and I and III Cavalry Corps] fought many delaying actions. This was a drawn situation because Schwarzenberg did achieve his goal but took 17 days to advance 70 miles.


A village in northeastern Germany about 10 miles southeast of Leipzig. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,500 (13.89%)

Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,000 (11.54%)