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