Battle of Fère-Champenoise
|Battle of Fère-Champenoise|
|Part of the War of the Sixth Coalition|
|French Empire|| Austrian Empire
|Commanders and leaders|
| Auguste Marmont
| Karl Schwarzenberg
|Casualties and losses|
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 and Schwarzenberg was victorious.
- Fershampenuaz, a village in Russia named in memory of the battle.
References and notes
Smith, Digby. "The Greenhill Napoleonic Wars Databook". Greenhill Books, 1998
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