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Battle of Ocaña

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Date and place

  • November 19th, 1809 at Ocaña, Castilla, Spain (nowadays Province of Toledo).

Involved forces

  • French army (35,000 men) under Marshal Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult
  • Spanish army (51,000 men) under General Juan Carlos de Areizaga (or Arizaga). 

Casualties and losses

  • French army: 2,000 dead or injured. 
  • Spanish army: 1,800 killed, 2,700 wounded, 17,000 prisoners, 40 cannons. 

Map of the of battle of Ocaña

Napoleonic Battles - Map of battle of Ocaña

Picture - "Battle of Ocaña, November 19th, 1809". Painted by Theodore Yung.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of battle of Ocaña -

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.