Battle of Boulou


Battle of Boulou

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Boulou
partof=the War of the Pyrenees


caption=
date=30 April 1794
place=South of Perpignan, France
result=French victory
combatant1=flagicon|France France
combatant2=flag|Spain|1785
flagicon|Portugal|1707 Kingdom of Portugal
commander1=Jacques François Dugommier
commander2=Luis Firmin de Carvajal, Conde de la Union
strength1=30,000 (16,000 engaged)
strength2=20,000 (15,000 engaged)
casualties1=20 killed, 300 wounded
casualties2=2,700 killed or wounded
800 captured
The Battle of Boulou was fought on 30 April 1794, and resulted in a French victory under General Dugommier against the joint Spanish-Portuguese under General Union. The victory resulted in the French regaining all the land they had to lost to the Spanish and Portuguese in 1793.

References

*Pope, Stephen. "The Cassell Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars", Cassell (1999)
*Hugo, A. "France militaire : histoire des armées francaises de terre et de mer de 1792 à 1833", Calmann-Lévy (1907)


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