Battle of María


Battle of María

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of María
partof=the Peninsular War


caption=
date=June 15, 1809
place=Near Belchite, Spain
result=French victory
combatant1=flagicon|France French Empire
combatant2=flag|Spain|1785
commander1=Louis Gabriel Suchet
commander2=Joaquín Blake
strength1=12,000 infantry
strength2=14,000 infantry,
500 cavalry
casualties1=800 dead or wounded
casualties2=2,000 dead or wounded

The Battle of María, also known as the Battle of Belchite, resulted in the defeat of part of General Blake's Spanish army by a French force under General Suchet on June 15, 1809.

External links

* [http://remilitari.com/cronolog/napoleon/talavera.htm Batalla de María]
* [http://www.1808-1814.org/efem/junio.html#BM0010 15-6-1809. BATALLA DE MARÍA]


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