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Wars of Liberation, German Part

Wars of Liberation, German Part

Wars of Liberation, German Part

30 april 1813 – 31 october 1813

Comments
The Wars of Liberation start with the signing of the Convention of Tauroggen by Yorck, commander of the of the Prussian Auxiliary Corps of the French in Russia, (End of the Prussian alliance with the French) on 30th of december 1812.

The French start their Campaign in Germany by crossing the Saale River into Saxony on 30th of april 1813 and ends with the french withdraw over the River Rhine to France on 31th of october 1813.

An official Prussian Declaration of War to France was issued on 16th of march 1813.
The armistice during this campaign lasted form 4th of June 1813 till 16th of August 1813 Austria declares War to Napoleon on 12th of August 1813.

The Wars of Liberation, German Part, has the following campaigns:

  • Spring Campaign of 1813: 30th of april 1813, french crossing of the Saale River, until 4th of June 1813, Armistice of Poischwitz.
  • Fall Campaign of 1813 (Leipzig Campaign): 16th of august 1813, end of Armistice of Poischwitz, until 31th of October 1813, French withdraw over the River Rhine to France.

1813/01/21 – 1814/01/02
2nd Siege of Danzig
Allied victory

France Allies
Rapp Duke of Wurtemberg

Comments
The capitulation treaty was signed on 1813/11/29.


1813/04/05
Combat of Möckern (Combats of Dannigkow, Vehlitz, Zeddenick)
Russian/Prussian victory

France Russia/Prussia(Allies)
Eugène VonHünerbein, VonBorstell

Comments
First actions of the “Campaign in Germany.”


1813/05/01
Battle of Poserna (“Gefecht an der Rippach,” Engagement near Roppach)
French victory

France Allies
Bessières Wintzingerode

Comments
Death of Maréchal Bessières.


1813/05/02
Battle of Lützen (Battle of Gross-Görschen)
French victory

France Russia/Prussia(Allies)
Napoleon Wittgenstein
Troups: 45000-110000 (1) 73000 (1)
Losses: Total 20000 (1) Total 18000 (1)

 


1813/05/19
Battle of Königswarta
Russian victory

Italy(France) Russia(Allies)
Peyri Barclay

 


1813/05/20 – 1813/05/21
Battle of Bautzen and Battle of Wurschen
French victory

France Russia/Prussia(Allies)
Napoleon Wittgenstein
Troops: 1st day 115000 (1)
2nd day 96000 (1)
1st day 200000-50000 (1)
2nd day 96000 (1)
Losses: Total 20000 (1) Total 20000 (1)

Comments
Death of General Duroc.


1813/05/28
Battle of Hoyerswerda
French victory

France/Germany Prussia(Allies)
Oudinot VonBülow

 


1813/06/06
Battle of Luckau
Allied victory

France Russia/Prussia(Allies)
Oudinot VonBülow

 


1813/08/23
Battle of Gross-Beeren
Allied victory

France Russia/Prussia(Allies)
Oudinot VonBülow

 


1813/08/22
1st Battle of the Katzbach
French victory

France Russia/Prussia(Allies)
Napoleon VonBlücher

 


1813/08/22
1st Battle of Pirna
Russian victory

France Russia
St. Cyr Wittgenstein

 


1813/08/26
2nd Battle of the Katzbach
Allied victory

France Russia/Prussia(Allies)
Macdonald VonBlücher

 


1813/08/26 – 1813/08/27
Battle of Dresden
French victory

France Russia/Prussia/Austria(Allies)
Napoleon Schwarzenberg
Troops: 1st day 35000-70000 (1)
2nd day 150000 (1)
1st day 120000 (1)
2nd day 170000 (1)
Losses: Total 10000 (1) Total 38000 (1)

 


1813/08/27 – 1813/08/28
2nd Battle of Pirna
Russian victory

France Russia
Vandamme VonWürttemberg

 


1813/08/30
Battle of Kulm-Priesten
Allied victory

France Russia/Prussia/Austria(Allies)
Vandamme BarclayDeTolly

Comments
Vandamme gets wounded and captured.


1813/09/06
Battle of Dennewitz
Allied victory

France Allies
Ney Bernadotte

 


1813/10/03
Combat of Wartenberg
Allied victory

France Prussia(Allies)
Bertrand York

 


1813/10/05
Combat of Colditz
French victory

France Allies
Eugène Miloradovitch

 


1813/10/14
Battle of Liebertwolkwitz
undecided

France Allies
Murat Schwarzenberg

 


1813/10/16
Battle of Möckern
Allied victory

France Allies
Marmont Yorck

Comments
Some sources claim this to be a French victory.


1813/10/16
Battle of Lindenau
French victory

France Allies
Bertrand von Merveldt (?)

 


1813/10/16 – 1813/10/19
Battle of Leipzig (Battle of the Nations)
Allied victory

France Russia/Prussia/Austria(Allies)
Napoleon Schwarzenberg
Troups: 16th 170000 (1)
18th/19th 195000 (1)
195000 (11)
16th 257000 (1)
18th/19th 365000 (1)
365000 (11)
Losses: Total 73000 (1)
KIA+WIA 38000 (3)
Prisoners 15000 (3)
Total 54000 (1)
KIA+WIA >52000 (3)

Comments
Capturing of Lauriston and Reynier, death of Maréchal Poniatowski.


1813/10/30 – 1813/10/31
Battle of Hanau
French victory

France Bavaria/Austria
Napoleon Wrede

 


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