|Battle of Sehested|
|Part of the War of the Sixth Coalition|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Prince Frederik of Hesse||Ludwig von Wallmoden-Gimborn|
|Casualties and losses|
|550 killed or wounded||
620 killed or wounded|
The Danish Auxiliary Corps, which fought on the side of the French, was pushed back by the Swedish, Prussian and Russian alliance under Major General Ludwig von Wallmoden-Gimborn in early December 1813, but the Danes, commanded by Prince Frederik of Hesse, managed to secure their retreat by the victory in the Battle of Sehested. However, the battle could not change the course of the war, which ended in Denmark’s defeat in 1814.
The Danish casualties were 550 men. The allies lost more than from 1200–2000.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Smith, Digby. "The Greenhill Napoleonic Wars Databook". Greenhill Books, 1998
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