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.


Updated March 2014

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