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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

18th March 1814 – Start of Roermond Phase – Prussian

Brussels Campaign Area
First French Army is commanded by Marshal MacDonald
Prussian Army is commanded by General Blucher
Each Army has 64,000 infantry, 4,000 cavalry and 120 guns
Roermond Campaign Area
The Roermond Phase is the third part of the Brussels Campaign
The objective is to take and hold the town of Roermond

History of Brussels Campaign Area
1st March 1814            Start of Neuss campaign                                            label 10
3rd March 1814           French victrory in battle of Neuss                             label 11
7th March 1814           French victory in battle of Elsdorf                             label 11
7th March 1814           Campaign ended in French victory                             label 11
8th March 1814          Start of Mongladbach campaign                                 label 12
11th March 1814         Prussian victrory in first battle of Mongladbach        label 12
14th March 1814         Prussian victory in battle of Geilenkirchen                label 12
14th March 1814         French victory in second battle of Mongladbach       label 12
16th  March 1814         Prussian victory in third battle of Mongladbach       label 12
17th March 1814         French army surrendered                                          label 12
18th March 1814         Start of Roermond campaign                                    label 13           

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