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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

17 April 1813 – Central Spain



8th French and 16th Italian corps attack Moncejon
The town is held by 2nd and 4th Spanish corps
The Spanish put up a determined defence and still hold the town at nightfall
However they have lost 5900 casualties to 2100 French casualties
Giron orders them to retreat  under cover of darkness

Meanwhile three garrisons are attacked by guerrilla
The French hold Aranjuez, but lose Villatobas and Quintanar
At Aranjuez 15 guerrilla lose 400 casualties and retreat
At Villatobas the garrison lose 400 casualties and retreat
At Quintanar the garrison lose 400 casualties and rout

14 guerrilla attack Villatobas          french lose 10% and rout
15 guerrilla attack Aranjuez           guerrilla lose 10% and retreat
16 guerrilla attack Quintanar          french lose 10% and rout

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