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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

27 May 1813 - Southern Germany

Three battles fought at Erlangen, Weiden and Gremsdorf

1 and 4 Austrian attack 10 and 12 Bavarian at Erlangen
Oudinot has suffered a major defeat.  
Seven of his thirteen brigades are in rout
Fortunately his cavalry are formed and cover the rout
Bavarians have lost 2900
Austrians have lost 2100

2 Austrian and 11 Bavarian encounter battle at Weiden
The Austrians take Weiden and win the battle
Bavarians lost 3500 casualties
Austrians lost 1700 casualties

3 Austrian and 9 Bavarian encounter battle at Gremsdorf
Austrians suffer major defeat and whole corps rout
Austrian – 20000 infantry, 1000 cavalry, 30 guns
Bavarian – 20000 infantry, 1000 cavalry, 30 guns

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