Battle of Verdun (1792)
|Battle of Verdun (1792)|
|Part of the French Revolutionary Wars|
The body of Colonel Beaurepaire leaving Verdun after the battle
|Kingdom of the French||Prussia|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Colonel Beaurepaire †||Charles II, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel|
|3,500||60,000, 40 guns|
|Casualties and losses|
The first Battle of Verdun was fought on August 20, 1792, between French Revolutionary forces and a Prussian army during the opening months of the War of the First Coalition. The Prussians were victorious, gaining a clear westward path to Paris.
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