|Battle of Valls|
|Part of the Peninsular War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Laurent Gouvion Saint-Cyr||Theodor von Reding (DOW)|
|Casualties and losses|
|1,000 killed or wounded||
1,400 killed or wounded,|
The Battle of Valls was fought on 25 February 1809, during the Peninsular War between a French force under Marshal Gouvion Saint-Cyr and a Spanish force under General Reding. Fought near the town of Valls in Catalonia Spain, the battle ended in a French victory. The Spanish commander, General Reding, was fatally wounded during a cavalry charge against French cavalry.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Gates, p. 69
References[edit | edit source]
- Chandler, David G. The Campaigns of Napoleon. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. ISBN 0-02-523660-1
- Gates, David. The Spanish Ulcer: A History of the Peninsular War. Da Capo Press 2001. ISBN 0-306-81083-2
- Smith, D. The Greenhill Napoleonic Wars Data Book. Greenhill Books, 1998.
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