Battle of Loigny–Poupry
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|Battle of Loigny–Poupry|
|Part of the Franco–Prussian War|
Hugo von Kottwitz with the Lübecker Bataillon
North German Confederation|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Friedrich Franz II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin||Antoine Chanzy|
|Casualties and losses|
3,500–4,500 killed or wounded
After the Battle of Villepion, an army detachment (Armee-Abteilung) under the command of Friedrich Franz II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, engaged the French Army of the Loire and defeated them. The French force was led by General Antoine Chanzy (16th corps d'armée), supported in the afternoon by General Gaston de Sonis (17th corps d'armée).
The next day started the Second Battle of Orléans (1870).
- Loigny–Poupry, Battle of
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica. 20 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 287–288. .
- History of the Franco–Prussian War
- A Soldier's Message by DCN, Comet Press, 1958
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