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Sunday, April 30, 2017

17 June 1813 – Southern Spain – End of Cuidad Real Campaign

Tactical Map

Suchet abandons his threatened lines of supply and orders his army to move south of the river Guadiana and occupy Cuidad Real.

The Spanish abandon Cuidad Real and the river Guadiana and retreat south

The French enter Cuidad Real and in doing so win the campaign.

Strategic Map

The Cuidad Real campaign was the sixth phase in Central and Southern Spain between Fifth French and the Spanish armies.   It lasted 13 days and there were four battles.   The Spanish won one and the French won three.

The French won the Cuidad Real campaign phase

The Campaign started on 25 February and ended on 29 April 2017