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Battle Name : Fuengirola

Date(s) : 13 October 1810

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , The Peninsular Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Anglo-Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land


What was planned as a diversionary raid was developed into a full blown assault by the over ambitious generalship of Lord Blaney. His force was caught on the flank by a superior French division [Sebastiani's 1st Division of IV Corps]. Blaney himself, short-sighted and without his glasses rode into the French and was captured.


A small port on the southeastern Spanish coast about 19 miles southwest of Malaga. (Spain)

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French Forces

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Anglo-Spanish Forces

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Casualties :
250 (11.36%)