Siege of Toul

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Siege of Toul
Part of the Franco-Prussian War
Date 16 August – 23 September 1870
Location Toul
Result German victory
France France
Commanders and leaders
Kingdom of Prussia Frederick Francis II ?
up to 13,000 soldiers ca. 2,400 soldiers
120 guns

The Siege of Toul was the siege of the French town of Toul from 16 August to 23 September 1870 by Prussian, Bavarian and Württemberg forces during the Franco-Prussian War. 64 guns opened fire at 6am on 23 September and the fortress surrendered at 3pm after 2,433 shells had been fired.


Coordinates: 48°40′30″N 5°53′30″E / 48.6750°N 5.8917°E / 48.6750; 5.8917