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Siege of Toul
Part of the Franco-Prussian War
DateAugust 16 - September 23, 1870
LocationToul
Result German victory
Belligerents
 Prussia
 Kingdom of Bavaria
 Württemberg
France France
Commanders and leaders
Kingdom of Prussia Frederick Francis II ?
Strength
up to 13,000 soldiers ca. 2,400 soldiers
120 guns


The Siege of Toul was the siege of the French town of Toul from 16 August to 23 September 1870 by Prussian, Bavarian and Württemberg forces during the Franco-Prussian War. 64 guns opened fire at 6am on September 23, and the fortress surrendered at 3pm after 2,433 shells had been fired.

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