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Thursday, February 20, 2014

17th March 1814 – Start of Cirey Phase – Austrian

Nancy Campaign Area
Third French Army is commanded by Marshal Mortier
Austrian Army is commanded by General Schwartzenberg
Each Army has 64,000 infantry, 4,000 cavalry and 120 guns

Cirey Campaign Area
The Cirey Phase is the third part of the Nancy Campaign
The objective is to take and hold the town of Cirey

History of Nancy Campaign Area
1st March 1814            Start of Strasbourg campaign                                  label 31
2nd March 1814           Austrian victory at battle of Strasbourg                  label 31
7th March 1814           Austrian victory at battle of Molesheim                  label 31
7th March 1814           Campaign ended in Austrian victory                        label 31
9th March 1814           Start of Molsheim campaign                                    label 32
12th March 1814         Austrian victory at battle of Molsheim                    label 32
13th March 1814         French victory at battle of Saverne                          label 32
16th March 1814         End of campaign                                                      label 32
17th March 1814         Start of Cirey campaign                                         label 33

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