Battle of Bellevue
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|Battle of Bellevue|
|Part of the Franco-Prussian War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Unknown||François Achille Bazaine|
|Casualties and losses|
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.
- George Bruce. Harbottle's Dictionary of Battles. (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981) (ISBN 0-442-22336-6).