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Battle Name : Lüneburg

Date(s) : 02 April 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Russo-Prussian Forces over Franco-Saxon Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Saxons were now fighting on their own territory against the continuing advance of the Russians and their new Prussian allies. It is interesting to note that among the Prussians were 350 Berlin Volunteers who, presumably, had never accepted the French yoke.


A town in northern Germany about 19 mile southeast of Hamburg (Germany)

Casualty figures

Franco-Saxon Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,600 (100.00%)

Russo-Prussian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
309 (7.73%)