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Napoléon & Empire

Battle of Salamanca

Date and place

  • July 22nd, 1812 at Arapiles mountains, near Salamanca, Spain.

Involved forces

Casualties and losses

  • French army: 13,000 hommes (6,000 killed or injured (including marshal Marmont and three major-generals), 7,000 prisoners), two eagles, six flags, douze cannons. 
  • Coalition: 5,100 dead or injured (3,100 British, 2,0000 Portuguese, some Spanish). 

Aerial panorama of the Arapiles battlefield

Map of the battle of Salamanca

Napoleonic Battles - Map of the battle of Salamanca

Picture - "Battle of Salamanca". Author unknown.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of the battle of Salamanca -

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.