Battle of Beaumont
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|Battle of Beaumont|
|Part of the Franco-Prussian War|
| North German Confederation
|Commanders and leaders|
Gustav von Alvensleben
Prince Georg of Saxony
Ludwig Freiherr von der Tann
|Pierre Louis Charles de Failly|
| IV Corps
I Royal Bavarian Corps
|Casualties and losses|
5,700 killed and wounded
It was fought between the French V Corps under general Pierre Louis Charles de Failly, and IV Corps under general Constantin von Alvensleben, XII Corps under Prince Georg of Saxony along with the I Royal Bavarian Corps under general Ludwig Freiherr von der Tann. The French were surprised in their cantonments and driven back upon Mouzon, with losses of 7,500 men and 42 guns to the Germans' 3,400.
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