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Battle of Ocaña

Date and place

  • November 19th, 1809 at Ocaña, Castilla, Spain (nowadays Province of Toledo).

Involved forces

  • French army (35,000 men) under Marshal Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult
  • Spanish army (51,000 men) under General Juan Carlos de Areizaga (or Arizaga). 

Casualties and losses

  • French army: 2,000 dead or injured. 
  • Spanish army: 1,800 killed, 2,700 wounded, 17,000 prisoners, 40 cannons. 
Battle of Ocaña (detail)
"Battle of Ocaña, November 19th, 1809" (detail). Painted by Theodore Yung.

Detail ot the map of the battle of Ocaña
Map of the battle
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