Campaigns, Battles and Events of the Napoleonic Wars, 1805–1815

Campaigns, Battles and Events of the Napoleonic Wars, 1805–1815

The burning of Moscow, 14. - 18. September 1812, eventually forces Napoleon to retreat, because his Grande Armée cannot take winter quarters here.

Third Coalition War against France 1805

  • 11 April 1805 - Treaty of British-Russian Alliance
  • 6 October 1805 - Capture of the bridge at Donauwörth, Germany
  • 7 October 1805 - Engagement at Wertingen (Bavaria), Germany
  • 7 October 1805 - Capture of the bridge at Lech, Germany
  • 8 October 1805 - Engagement at Wertingen (Bavaria), Germany
  • 9 October 1805 - French occupation of Augsburg, Germany
  • 9 October 1805 - Crossing of the Danube at Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
  • 9 October 1805 - Engagement at Günzburg (Bavaria), Germany
  • 11 October 1805 - Engagement at Haslach-Jungingen (Ulm, Swabia), Germany
  • 11 October 1805 - Engagement at Landsberg am Lech
  • 12 October 1805 - French occupation of Munich
  • 12 October 1805 - Capture of the bridge at Elchingen
  • 13 October 1805 - Engagement at Langenau (Württemberg)
  • 14 October 1805 - Engagement at Elchingen (Oberelchingen, Bavaria), Germany
  • 15 October 1805 - Engagement at Haag (Oberbayern)
  • 15 October 1805 - Engagement at Wasserburg am Inn
  • 15 October 1805 - Capture of Memmingen
  • 16 October 1805 - Engagement at Michelsberg (Ulm, Swabia), Germany
  • 17 October 1805 – Battle of Ulm (Swabia), Germany
  • 18 October 1805 - Engagement at Nördlingen
  • 20 October 1805 - Feldmarschall Mack's Capitulation at Ulm, Germany
  • 21 October 1805 – Battle of Trafalger
  • 21 October 1805 - Engagement at Nuremberg
  • 26 October 1805 - Crossing of the Isar
  • 27 October 1805 - Crossing of the Inn
  • 28 October 1805 - Engagement at Mühledorf am Inn
  • 30 October 1805 - French occupation of Salzburg
  • 30 October 1805 - French occupation of the city and citadel of Braunau am Inn
  • 30 October 1805 - Caldiero (Verona), Italy
  • 1 November 1805 - Engagement at Lambach
  • 2 November 1805 - Capture of Wels, Austria
  • 2 November 1805 - Capture of Linz, Austria
  • 3 November 1805 - Treaty of Potsdam, between Prussia, Russia and Austria
  • 3 November 1805 - Crossing of the Traun, Austria
  • 3 November 1805 - Crossing of the Enns, Austria
  • 4 November 1805 - Capture of Steyr, Austria
  • 5 November 1805 - Amstetten, Austria
  • 7 November 1805 - Engagement at Freystadt
  • 7 November 1805 - Engagement at Mauthausen, Austria
  • 8 November 1805 - Engagement at Mariazell, Austria
  • 9 November 1805 - Capture of fort Porta Claudia at Scharnitz
  • 9 November 1805 - French occupation of Insbruck
  • 11 November 1805 - Engagement at Loiben and Dürnstein, Austria
  • 13 November 1805 - French Occupation of Vienna, Austria
  • 14 November 1805 - Capitulation of the city and fortress Kufstein
  • 14 November 1805 - Capture of Stockerau
  • 16 November 1805 - French occupation of Pressburg
  • 16 November 1805 - Engagement at Hollabrunn and Schöngrabern, Austria
  • 16 November 1805 - Capture of Brixen
  • 17 November 1805 - Capture of Znaim
  • 18 November 1805 - Engagement at Brünn (Brno)
  • 20 November 1805 - Engagement at Olmütz (Olomouc)
  • 23 November 1805 - Capture of Briesen
  • 28 November 1805 - Capture of Iglau (Jihlava)
  • 2 December 1805 – Battle of Austerlitz (Moravia), Slavkova, Czech Republik
  • 15 December 1805 - Treaty of Schönbrunn, between Prussia and France
  • 26 December 1805 - Peace Treaty of Preßburg, between Austria and France

Fourth Coalition War against France 1806–1807

  • 15 March 1806 - Establishment of the Grand Duchy of Cleve-Berg
  • 4 July 1806 – Battle of Maida (Calabria), Italy
  • 17 July 1806 - Establishment of the Confederation of the Rhine
  • 6 August 1806 - End of the Holy Roman Empire
  • 8 October 1806 - Engagement at Saalburg / Saale (Thuringia)
  • 9 October 1806 – Prussian Declaration of War against France
  • 9 October 1806 - Engagement at Schleiz (Thuringia), Germany
  • 10 October 1806 - Engagement at Saalfeld (Thuringia), Germany
  • 14 October 1806 – Battle of Jena and Auerstedt (Thuringia), Germany
  • 16 October 1806 - Engagement at Greußen (Thuringia), Germany
  • 17 October 1806 - Engagement at Nordhausen (Thuringia), Germany
  • 17 October 1806 - Engagement at Halle (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 26 October 1806 - Engagement at Altenzaun (Magdeburg), Germany
  • 26 October 1806 - Engagement at Zehdenick (Brandenburg), Germany
  • 27 October 1806 - French Occupation of Berlin, Germany
  • 27 October 1806 - Engagement at Boitzenburg in der Uckermark (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern), Germany
  • 28 October 1806 - Engagement at Prenzlau (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern), Germany
  • 29 October 1806 - Capitulation of Stettin (Pomerania), Poland
  • 1 November 1806 - Engagement at Waren und Nossentin (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern), Germany
  • 6 November 1806 - Engagement at Lübeck, Germany
  • 7 November 1806 - Engagement at Ratekau (Schleswig-Holstein), Germany
  • 8 November 1806 - Capitulation of Magdeburg (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 21 November 1806 - Continental System initiated by Napoleon
  • 24 December 1806 - Czarnovo, Poland
  • 26 December 1806 – Battle of Pultusk, Poland
  • 26 December 1806 - Engagement at Golymin, Poland
  • 5 January 1807 - Capitulation of Breslau (Silesia), Poland
  • 22 January - 9 July 1807 – Siege of Graudenz (West Prussia), Poland
  • 25 January 1807 - Engagement at Mohrungen (East Prussia), Poland
  • 1 February 1807 - Engagement at Passenheim (East Prussia), Poland
  • 2 February 1807 - Engagement at Allenstein (East Prussia), Poland
  • 3 February 1807 - Engagement at Bergfriede (East Prussia), Poland
  • 5 February 1807 - Engagement at Waltersdorf (East Prussia), Poland
  • 6 February 1807 - Engagement at Wolfsdorf, Opeln, Heilsberg, and Hof, Poland
  • 7-8 February 1807 – Battle of Preußisch-Eylau (East Prussia), Russia
  • 8 February 1807 - Engagement at Pompicken (East Prussia), Russia
  • 1 April - 26 May 1807 – Siege and Capture of Danzig (Gdansk), Poland
  • 26 April - 2 July 1807 – Siege of Kolberg (Pomerania), Poland
  • 10 June 1807 - Engagement at Heilsberg (East Prussia), Russia
  • 14 June 1807 – Battle of Friedland (East Prussia), Poland
  • 7 July 1807 - Peace Treaty of Tilsit, between Russia and France
  • 9 July 1807 – Prussian Submission
  • 16 August - 7 September 1807 - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 31 August 1807 - Heligoland (North Sea), Germany
  • 27 December 1807 - Engagement at Soldau, Poland

Austrian Uprising against France 1809

  • 8 April 1809 - Tyrolian Uprising
  • 10 April 1809 - Engagement at Ladritscher Brücke across the Eisack (Franzensfeste, Tirol)
  • 11 April 1809 - Engagement at Venzone, Italy
  • 11-13 April 1809 - First Battle on Berg Isel (Innsbruck, Tyrol), Austria
  • 12 April 1809 - Engagement at Sterzing (Vipiteno), Italy
  • 15 April 1809 - Engagement at Podenone, Italy
  • 16 April 1809 – Battle of Sacile, Italy
  • 19 April 1809 - Engagement at Raszyn, Poland
  • 19 April 1809 - Engagement at Dünzling, Teugn, and Hausen (Bavaria), Germany
  • 20 April 1809 – Battle of Abensberg (Bavaria), Germany
  • 21 April 1809 - Engagement at Landshut (Bavaria), Germany
  • 21-22 April 1809 - Trient, Italy
  • 22 April 1809 – Battle of Eckmühl (Bavaria), Germany
  • 23 April 1809 - Ratisbon (Bavaria), Germany
  • 24 April 1809 - Engagement at Volano, Italy
  • 30 April 1809 - Engagement at Castelcassino, Italy
  • 8 May 1809 – Battle at the Piave, Italy
  • 11 May 1809 - Engagement at San Daniele del Friuli, Italy
  • 12 May 1809 - Engagement at Venzone, Italy
  • 13 May 1809 - Engagement at Wörgl, Austria
  • 13 May 1809 - French Occupation of Vienna, Austria
  • 17 May 1809 - Engagement at Linz, Austria
  • 18 May 1809 - Engagement at Malborghet, and Predil, Italy
  • 21-22 May 1809 – Battle of Aspern-Essling (Vienna), Austria
  • 25-29 May 1809 - Second Battle on Berg Isel (Innsbruck, Tyrol), Austria
  • 4 June - 4 July 1809 - Bombardment of Preßburg (Bratislava), Slovak Republik
  • 12 June 1809 - Assault of Sandomierz (Vistula), Poland
  • 14 June 1809 – Battle of Raab, Hungary
  • 6 July 1809 – Battle of Wagram, Austria
  • 7 July 1809 - Engagement at Korneuburg, Austria
  • 10 July 1809 - Engagement at Schöngraben, Austria
  • 11 July 1809 - Engagement at Znaim, Czech Republik
  • 12 July 1809 - Armistice of Znaim, between Austria and France
  • 4-8 August 1809 - Engagement at Brixen, Italy
  • 8 August 1809 - Engagement at Lavis, Italy
  • 13 August 1809 - Third Battle on Berg Isel (Innsbruck, Tyrol), Austria
  • 3 October 1809 - Engagement at Hallein an der Salzach (Salzburg), Austria
  • 14 October 1809 - Peace Treaty of Schönbrunn, between Austria and France
  • 1-4 November 1809 - Fourth and Fifth Battle on Berg Isel (Innsbruck, Tyrol), Austria
  • 20 February 1810 - Andreas Hofer executed at Mantua, Italy

Uprisings in Northern Germany 1809

  • 28 April 1809 - Schill's Freikorps marches from Berlin to the Elbe
  • 5 May 1809 - Engagement at Dodendorf (Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 24 May 1809 - Engagement at Ribnitz-Damgarten (Mecklenburg), Germany
  • 25 May 1809 - Schill's Freicorps occupies Stralsund (Pomerania), Germany
  • 31 May 1809 - Destruction of Schill's Freicorps at Stralsund (Pomerania), Germany
  • 29 July 1809 - Engagement at Halberstadt (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 16 September 1809 - 11 Officers of Schill's Freicorps executed at Wesel

French Invasion of Russia 1812

  • 24 February 1812 - Franco-Prussian Alliance
  • 28 June 1812 – Siege of Wilna, Livonia
  • 8 July 1812 - Occupation of Minsk, Belorussia
  • 23 July 1812 - Engagement at Mogilev, Russia
  • 25-26 July 1812 - Engagement at Ostrowno, Belorussia
  • 28 July 1812 - Occupation of Witebsk, Lithuania
  • 30 July 1812 - Engagement at Kljastizy, Belorussia
  • 1 August 1812 - Engagement at Kljastizy, Belorussia
  • 12 August 1812 - Engagement at Gorodeczno and Podubnie, Belorussia
  • 14 August 1812 – Battle of Krasnoye, Russia
  • 17 August 1812 – Battle of Smolensk, Russia
  • 17-18 August 1812 – Battle of Polotsk, Belorussia
  • 19 August 1812 - Engagement at Valutino, Russia
  • 5 September 1812 - Engagement at Schewardino, Russia
  • 7 September 1812 – Battle of Borodino, Russia
  • 14 September 1812 - French Occupation of Moscow, Russia
  • 15-18 September 1812 - Fire of Moscow, Russia
  • 27 September - 2 October 1812 – Battle of Bauske (Kurland), Livonia
  • 18 October 1812 - Engagement at Tarutino (Black Sea), Russia
  • 18 October 1812 - Engagement at Winkovo, Russia
  • 18 October 1812 – Battle of Polotsk, Belorussia
  • 19 October 1812 - Napoleon withdraws from Moscow, Russia
  • 24 October 1812 – Battle of Maloyaroslavets, Russia
  • 3 November 1812 – Battle of Viasma, Russia
  • 9 November 1812 - Engagement at Ljadovo, Duchovtchina, and Dorogobucz, Russia
  • 14 November 1812 - Engagement at Smoljany and Wolkowysk, Russia
  • 16 November 1812 - Engagement at Wolkowysk, Russia
  • 17 November 1812 – Battle of Krasnoye, Russia
  • 26-28 November 1812 - Crossing of and Battle at the Beresina, Belorussia
  • 4 December 1812 - Engagement at Wileika, Belorussia
  • 5 December 1812 - Napoleon parts from the Grande Armée at Smorgon, Belorussia
  • 26 December 1812 - Engagement at Piktupönen, Lithuania
  • 30 December 1812 - Treaty of Tauroggen,
    between Prussian General Yorck and Russian General von Diebitsch

Wars of Liberation 1813–1815

  • January - 29 November 1813 – Siege of Danzig (East Prussia), Poland
  • 22 January 1813 – Prussian Court moves to Breslau (Silesia), Poland
  • 23 January 1813 - Uprising at Solingen (Nordrhein Westfalen), Germany
  • 8 February 1813 - Capitulation of Pillau (East Prussia), Russia
  • 12 February 1813 - Mobilization of Prussian troops in Pomerania and Silesia
  • 24 February 1813 - Popular Uprising in Hamburg, Germany
  • 28 February 1813 - Treaty of Kalisch, between Prussia and Russia
  • 16 March 1813 – Prussian Declaration of War against France
  • 29 March 1813 - Treaty of Breslau, between Prussia and Russia
  • 2 April 1813 - Engagement at Lüneburg (Niedersachsen), Germany
  • 5 April 1813 - Engagement at Möckern (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 17 April 1813 - Liberation of Celle (Niedersachsen), Germany
  • 19 April 1813 - Assault on Spandau (Berlin), Germany
  • 27 April 1813 - Capture of Spandau (Berlin), Germany
  • 28 April 1813 - Engagement at Halle (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 1 May 1813 - Engagement at Rippach (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 2 May 1813 – Battle of Großgörschen (Lützen, Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 5 May 1813 - Engagement at Gersdorf (Saxony), Germany
  • 18 May 1813 - Swedish Forces land at Stralsund (Vorpommern), Germany
  • 19 May 1813 - Engagement at Königswartha and Weiß (Saxony), Germany
  • 20-21 May 1813 – Battle of Bautzen (Saxony), Germany
  • 26 May 1813 - Cavalry Engagement at Haynau (Liegnitz, Silesia), Poland
  • 27 May 1813 - Engagement at Goldberg (Liegnitz, Silesia), Poland
  • 27 May 1813 - Engagement at Hoyerswerda (Saxony), Germany
  • 4 June 1813 - Engagement at Luckau (Brandenburg), Germany
  • 4 June - 12 August 1813 - Armistice of Pläswitz (Breslau, Silesia), Poland
  • 17 June 1813 - Ambush at Kitzen (Leipzig), Saxony
  • 27 June 1813 - Treaty of Reichenbach, between Austria and the Allies
  • 11 August 1813 - Austrian Declaration of War against France
  • 19 August 1813 - Engagement at Plagwitz and Siebeneichen (Liegnitz, Silesia), Poland
  • 21 August 1813 - Engagement at Plagwitz, Löwenberg and Bunzlau (Liegnitz, Silesia), Poland
  • 22 August 1813 – Battle at the Katzbach (Silesia), Poland
  • 23 August 1813 - Engagement at Goldberg (Liegnitz, Silesia), Poland
  • 23 August 1813 – Battle of Großbeeren (Neubrandenburg), Germany
  • 26 August 1813 - Engagement at Gadebusch (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern), Germany
  • 26 August 1813 – Battle at the Katzbach (Silesia), Poland
  • 26-27 August 1813 – Battle of Dresden (Saxony), Germany
  • 27 August 1813 - Engagement at Hagelberg (Brandenburg), Germany
  • 27 August 1813 - Engagement at Leitskau/Lübnitz (Dresden, Saxony), Germany
  • 27 August 1813 - Engagement at Goldberg (Liegnitz, Silesia), Poland
  • 29 August 1813 - Engagement at Plagwitz and Löwenberg (Liegnitz, Silesia), Poland
  • 30 August 1813 – Battle of Kulm and Nollendorf (Bohemia), Czech Republik
  • 5 September 1813 - Engagement at Zahna (Brandenburg), Germany
  • 6 September 1813 – Battle of Dennewitz (Neubrandenburg), Germany
  • 16 September 1813 - Engagement at the Göhrde (Lüneburg), Germany
  • 16 September 1813 - Engagement on Teplitzer Straße (Bohemia), Czech Republik
  • 22 September 1813 - Engagement at Bischofswerda (Saxony), Germany
  • 25 September 1813 - Liberation of Braunschweig (Niedersachsen), Germany
  • 3 October 1813 - Engagement at Wartenburg (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany
  • 8 October 1813 - Treaty of Ried, between Austria and Bavaria
  • 9 October 1813 - Engagement at Düben (Saxony), Germany
  • 14 October 1813 - Cavalry Engagement at Liebertwolkwitz (Leipzig, Saxony), Germany
  • 16 and 18-19 October 1813 – Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig (Saxony), Germany
  • 30-31 October 1813 – Battle of Hanau (Hesse), Germany
  • 1 November 1813 - Napoleon withdraws across the Rhine at Kastel (Mainz), Germany
  • 9 November 1813 - Engagement at Hochheim am Rhein (Hesse), Germany
  • 11 November 1813 - Capitulation of Dresden (Saxony), Germany
  • November 1813 - Allied Army of the North enters Holland
  • 30 November 1813 - Capitulation of Stettin (Pomerania), Poland
  • 21-31 December 1813 - Allied Main Army crosses the Upper Rhine
    • 3 Austrian Corps, Russian & Prussian Guards at Schaffhausen, Laufenberg, and Basel.
    • Bavarian Corps at Hüningen Bridgehead (Huningue), North Alsace
    • Russian Corps Wittgenstein and Baden Troops at Straßburg, Alsace
  • 30 December 1813 - Capitulation of Danzig (Gdansk), Poland
  • 1 January 1814 - Russian Corps Sacken crosses the Rhine at Mannheim (Baden), Germany
  • 1 January 1814 - Russian Corps St Priest crosses the Rhine at Ehrenbreitstein (Koblenz), Germany
  • 1-5 January 1814 - Blücher's Silesian Army crosses the Rhine at Kaub (Palatinate)
  • 14 January 1814 – Prussian Capture of Hertogenbosch (North Brabant), Holland
  • 29 January 1814 – Battle of Brienne-le-Château (Aube), France
  • 1 February 1814 – Battle of La Rothière (Lorraine), France
  • 10 February 1814 - Engagement at Champaubert (Marne), France
  • 11 February 1814 – Battle of Montmirail (Marne), France
  • 17 February 1814 - Mortmant (Aube), France
  • 17 February 1814 - Engagement at Montereau, Donnemarie, and Provins (Aube), France
  • 18 February 1814 – Battle of Montereau (Aube), France
  • 27 February 1814 – Battle of Bar-sur-Aube (Aube), France
  • 7 March 1814 – Battle of Craonne (Aisne), France
  • 9 March 1814 – Battle of Laon (Aisne), France
  • 13 March 1814 - Engagement at Reims (Champagne), France
  • 20-21 March 1814 - Engagement at Arcis-sur-Aube (Marne), France
  • 25 March 1814 - Engagement at Le Fere Champenoise (Aube), France
  • 30-31 March 1814 - Allied Occupation of Paris, France
  • 14 April 1814 - Surrender of the French Fortress of Huningue (Hüningen), Upper Alsace
  • 30 May 1814 - First Peace Treaty of Paris
  • 1 March 1815 - Napoleon lands at Cannes, France
  • 20 March 1815 - Napoleon enters Paris, France
  • 12 April 1815 - Engagement at Ferrara, Italy
  • 2-3 May 1815 – Battle of Tolentino, Italy
  • 16 June 1815 – Battle of Ligny, Belgium
  • 16 June 1815 – Battle of Quatre Bras, Belgium
  • 18 June 1815 – Battle of Waterloo, Belgium
  • 18-19 June 1815 - Engagement at Wavre, Belgium
  • 29 June - 7 July 1815 - Allied Siege and Occupation of Paris, France
  • 26 August 1815 - Austrian Capture and Reduction of the Fortress of Huningue (Hüningen), Upper Alsace

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