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Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube

Date and place

  • March 20th, 1814 at Arcis-sur-Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France.

Involved forces

  • French army (20,000 then 28,000 men) under Emperor Napoleon the First. 
  • Austrian army (43,000 then 80,000 men) under Prince Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg. 

Casualties and losses

  • French Army: 1,700 killed, injured or missing, 800 prisoners, 3 cannons. 
  • Allied Army: around 4,000 men killed, injured or lost. 

Panorama of Arcis-sur-Aube battlefield

Map of the battle of Arcis-sur-Aube

Napoleonic Battles - Map of the battle of Arcis-sur-Aube

Picture - "Napoleon at Arcis-sur-Aube". Painted by Jean-Adolphe Beaucé.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of the battle of Arcis-sur-Aube -

Photos Credits

  Photos by Lionel A. Bouchon.
  Photos by Marie-Albe Grau.
  Photos by Floriane Grau.
  Photos by Michèle Grau-Ghelardi.
  Photos by Didier Grau.
  Photos made by people outside the Napoleon & Empire association.