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Friday, September 4, 2015

18 March 1813 - Central Spain - Talavera Campaign


Strategic Map

Having lost the Almarez campaign the Fifth French Army have retreated to Toledo to regroup.  

On 18 March  they are ordered to move east and take Talavera.   They advance to the line Mombeltran-Maqueda-Ricomalilo.

The Spanish Army have occupied Almarez, where they rest and reorganise.   On 18 March they are ordered to move west and take Talavera.   They advance to the line San Pedro-Oropesa-Arzobispo.
Tactical Map
These are the positions occupied by both armies at midnight on 18 March 1813

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