Battle of Dennewitz
September 6, 1813
After winning at Dresden, Napoleon sent Marshal Ney to threaten the Prussian capital of Berlin. Along the way, a force led by Prussian General von Bulow and former French Marshal Bernadotte ambushed the French at Dennewitz. After a fierce fight, Ney was pushed back, unable to continue his advance.
- Chandler, David G. Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1979.
- Smith, Digby. The Greenhill Napoleonic Wars Data Book. London: Greenhill Books: 1998.
Updated March 2014
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