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Battle of Fère-Champenoise

Battle of Fère-Champenoise
Part of the War of the Sixth Coalition
Date 25 March 1814
Location near Fère-Champenoise, France
Result Coalition victory
Belligerents
French Empire Austrian Empire
Württemberg
Russian Empire
Commanders and leaders
Auguste Marmont
Adolphe Mortier
Karl Schwarzenberg
Peter Wittgenstein
Crownprince William
Strength
12,700 infantry,
4,000 cavalry,
84 guns
12,000 cavalry,
48 guns
Casualties and losses
5,000 2,000

The Battle of Fère-Champenoise was fought on 25 March 1814, between a French army and a cavalry force of Austria, Russia and the Kingdom of Württemberg. The battleground was near the town Fère-Champenoise, 40 km southwest of Châlons-sur-Marne, Marne département. The French were led by Auguste Marmont, while the Coalition forces were led by Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg. After six hours of battle, the French were routed

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