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Battle Name : L'Illa

Date(s) : 15 January 1811

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , The Peninsular Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Spanish Forces over French Allies [Italians]

Type of battle : Land


The Spanish victory was in part due to their superiority in cavalry and also in part to poor generalship in that they were able to defeat the two Italian brigades in detail.


A village in the mountains of northeastern Spain about 5 miles north of Valls. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Italians]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
600 (10.00%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
160 (4.21%)