|Battle of Amiens|
|Part of the Franco-Prussian War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel||General Faure|
|Casualties and losses|
1,216 soldiers killed|
76 officers killed
1,383 soldiers killed or wounded|
1,000 soldiers missing
The Battle of Amiens was fought on 27 November 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War, ending in a Prussian victory.
The French under General Faure fought the Prussians under Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel in Amiens, France. Having already capitulated at Metz, the French were compelled to leave the city of Amiens. About 1,383 French soldiers were killed and wounded, and about 1,000 were declared to be missing. The Germans lost 1,216 soldiers and 76 officers.
References[edit | edit source]
- Bruce, George (1981). Harbottle's Dictionary of Battles. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. ISBN 0-442-22336-6.
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