Battle of Bellevue

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Battle of Bellevue
Part of the Franco-Prussian War
Date 18 October 1870
Location near Metz, France
Result Prussian victory
Belligerents
Kingdom of Prussia Prussia France France
Commanders and leaders
Unknown France François Achille Bazaine
Casualties and losses
1,703 soldiers
75 officers
1,193 soldiers
64 officers

The Battle of Bellevue on 18 October 1870 was fought during the Franco-Prussian War and ended in a Prussian victory.

The French forces under Marshal François Achille Bazaine attempted to break through the lines of the Prussians investing Metz. They were unsuccessful and were driven back into the city with a loss of 1,193 soldiers and 64 officers. The Prussians lost 1,703 soldiers and 75 officers.

References[edit]

  • George Bruce. Harbottle's Dictionary of Battles. (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981) (ISBN 0-442-22336-6).


Coordinates: 49°07′13″N 6°10′40″E / 49.1203°N 6.1778°E / 49.1203; 6.1778