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Napoléon & Empire

Battle of Reims

Date and place

  • March 13th, 1814 at Reims, Champagne, northeast France

Involved forces

  • French army (10,000 men) under Emperor Napoleon I. 
  • Russian and Prussian army (15,000 men), under General Guillaume Emmanuel Guignard de Saint-Priest. 

Casualties and losses

  • French army: 700 men. 
  • Russian and Prussian army: 700 killed; 1,500 wounded; 2,500 prisoners; eleven cannons. 

Picture - "Entrance of Napoleon into Reims". Painted by Laurent Detouche.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of the battle of Reims -

Photos Credits

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

Video credits