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Battle of Vauchamps

Date and place

  • February 14th, 1814 at Vauchamps, halfway between Montmirail and Champaubert, Champagne, France.

Involved forces

  • French army (18,000 men) under Emperor Napoleon I. 
  • Silesian army (30,000 men, both Russians and Prussians), under field-marshal Gebhard von Blücher. 

Casualties and losses

  • French army: about 600 killed and wounded. 
  • Silesian army: approximately 9,000 killed, wounded and prisoners. 

Aerial panorama of Vauchamps battlefield

Map of the battle of Vauchamps

Napoleonic Battles - Map of the battle of Vauchamps

Picture - "Battle of Vauchamps". Engraving by Jean-Baptiste Réville.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of the battle of Vauchamps -

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.