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War of the 4th Coalition

War of the 4th Coalition

War of the 4th Coalition

07 October 1806 – 9 July 1807

Comments
The War of the 4th Coalition starts with the Declaration of War by Prussia after the “Prussian Ultimatum” to France to withdrew all troops east of the river Rhine on 7th of october 1806 and ends with the Peace of Tilsit on 9th of july 1807.
This war is usually divided into the Prussian (or Jena) Campaign of 1806 and the Russian (or Eylau-Friedland) Campaign of 1806-1807.
The Jena Campaign’s war actions start with the french invasion of Saxon territory on 8th of october 1806 and ends with Blücher’s capitulation on 6th of november 1806 at Ratkau.
On 10th of august 1806 Prussian mobilization begins.

The War of the 4th Coalition has the following campaigns:

  • Jena Campaign (War against Prussia).
  • Eylau-Friedland Campaign (War against Russia).

1806/10/08
Engagement of Schleiz
French victory

France Prussia
Bernadotte Tauentzien
Troups:
Losses: WIA+KIA 566 (14)

 


1806/10/09
Action of Hof
? victory

France Prussia
Troups:

 


1806/10/10
Engagement of Saalfeld
French victory

France Prussia/Saxony
Lannes Prince Louis
Troups: 14000 (14) 8300 (14)
Losses: Total 1800 (14), 2800 (7)

Comments
Death of Prince Louis.


1806/10/14
Battle of Auerstädt
French victory

France Prussia
Davout Brunswick
Troups: 27000 (1&11), 28000 (14), 28800 (7) 63500 (1), 63000 (7&11), 50000 (14)
Losses: Total 7000 (1)
WIA+KIA 7000 (14), 7052 (7)
Total 13000 (1)
WIA+KIA 10000 (14), 12000 (3)
KIA 10000 (7)
Prisoners 11000 (3), 3000 (7&14)

Comments
Death of Brunswick.


1806/10/14
Battle of Jena
French victory

France Prussia
Napoleon Hohenlohe/Ruchel
Troops: 46000-96000 (1), 96000 (7&11) 37700 (14), 38000-53000 (1), 39260 (7), 53000 (11)
Losses: Total 5000 (1), 5000 (3&7) Total 25000 (1)
WIA+KIA 11000 (3), 10000 (7)
Prisoners 15000 (3&7)

 


1806/10/17
Battle of Halle
French victory

France Prussia
Dupont(Bernadotte) Württemberg
Troups:
Losses: Total 5000-6000 (14)

 


1806/10/22 – 1806/11/10
Siege of Magdeburg
French victory

France Prussia
Ney VonKleist
Troups: 20000 (14)
Losses: Prisoners 22000 (7)

 


1806/10/26
Combat of Zehdenick
French victory

France Prussia
Grouchy/Lasalle Hohenlohe
Troups:

 


1806/11/06
Battle of Lübeck
French victory

France Prussia
Murat/Soult/Bernadotte Scharnhorst/Blücher
Troops: 50000 (14) 20000 (14)
Losses: KIA 3000 (7)

 


1806/12/22
Battle of Tscharnovo
French victory

France Russia
Davout Bennigsen
Troups:

 


1806/12/26
Battle of Pultusk
French victory

France Russia
Lannes Bennigsen
Troups:

 


1806/12/26
Battle of Golymin
French victory

France Russia
Davout/Augereau Prince Gallitzin/Doctorov
Troops:

 


1807/01/25
Battle of Möhrungen
French victory

France Russia
Bernadotte Markov
Troups:

 


1807/02/03
Battle of Jonkovo
French victory

France Russia
Napoleon Bennigsen
Troups:

 


1807/02/06
Battle of Hoff
French victory

France Russia
Napoleon Bennigsen
Troups:

 


1807/02/07 – 1807/02/08
Battle of Preussisch-Eylau
French victory

France Russia
Napoleon Bennigsen
Troops: 45000-75000 (1) 67000-76000 (1)
Losses: Total 25000 (1), 20000-25000 (3)
Prisoners 1200 (3)
Total 15000 (1)
KIA 11000 (3)
Prisoners 2500 (3)

 


1807/03/20 – 1807/07/02
Siege of Kolberg
French victory

France Prussia
Gneisenau/Nettelbeck
Troops:

Comments
The Fort can be held by the Prussians until the armistice between France and Prussia.


1807/03/11 – 1807/05/27
1st Siege of Danzig
French victory

France Prussia
Lefebvre Kalkreuth
Troops:

 


1807/05/15
Battle of Danzig
French victory

France Prussia
Lefebvre Kamenski
Troops:

Comments
Relief attempt of Leipzig.


1807/06/05
Action of Queetz
Russian victory

France Russia
Ney Bennigsen
Troops:

 


1807/06/10
Battle of Heilsberg
French victory

France Russia
Lannes/Soult Bennigsen
Troops:

 


1807/06/13 – 1807/06/14
Battle of Friedland
French victory

France Russia
Lannes/Napoleon Bennigsen
Troops: 12000-80000 (1) 10000-60000 (1)
Losses: Total 8000 (1)
WIA 9000 (3)
KIA 1400 (3)
Prisoners 55 (3)
Total 20000 (1)
WIA 7000 (3)
KIA 11000 (3)

 


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