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Napoléon & Empire

Battle of Montereau

Date and place

  • February 18th, 1814 near Montereau, Seine-et-Marne, France.

Involved forces

  • French army (25,000 men) under Emperor Napoleon the First. 
  • Austrian and Wurttemberg armies (18,000 men) under Field Marshal Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg and King Friedrich I. Wilhelm Karl von Württemberg. 

Casualties and losses

  • French army: about 2,000 dead and injured. 
  • Allied army: approximately 3,000 dead and 3,000 prisoners. 

Picture - "Battle of Montereau, February 18th, 1814 - General Gerard in action". Painted by Jean-Charles Langlois, a.k.a. "The Colonel".

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of the battle of Montereau -

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.