Battle of Huesca

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Battle of Huesca
Part of First Carlist War
Date 24 March 1837
Location Huesca, Spain
Result Liberal Victory
Spain Spanish liberals Carlist Rebels
Commanders and leaders
General Iribarren
FranceJoseph Conrad

French Foreign Legion

The Battle of Huesca was fought during the First Carlist War on March 24, 1837, between Spanish Constitutionalists and Carlists. During the course of the battle, the French Foreign Legion, which had been attached to the Cristinist army, suffered heavy casualties resulting in its strength been halved. The result of the battle was a decisive Constitutionalist victory.