I had a look through Damitz, who writes with the aim of analysing what was done well and what was done badly during the campaign, in order to educate the professional reader (officer). He seems to be fairly objective.
After the battle of Ligny, the Prussians were busy to retreat from the French to a save distance, there are several examples given of Prussian battalions stopping pursuing French Cavalry. Some cannons were lost.
Nothing is mentioned of any counter attack on the French during the night.
Of course this doesn't rule out there was one. Some more detailed info on the exact place of this attack and any units involved could be helpful ...