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Battle of Château-Thierry

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Date and place

  • February 12th, 1814 at Château-Thierry, Aisne, Picardy, northern France.

Involved forces

  • French army (600 men) under Emperor Napoleon the First. 
  • Russian-Prussian army (2,700 men) under General Hans David Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg. 

Casualties and losses

  • French Army: about 600 killed or injured. 
  • Russo-Prussian Army: approximately 3,000 men killed, injured or prisoners. 

Aerial panorama of Château-Thierry battlefield


Picture - "Battle of Château-Thierry, February 12th, 1814, 03:00 or 04:00 PM". Watercolor by Jean Antoine Simeon Fort, a.k.a. Simeon Fort.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of battle of Château-Thierry -

Testimony

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.