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The Peninsular Campaign

1812
Salamanca (Battle of)

Also known as the Battle of Arapiles, for the name of the nearby village, Arapiles, which in turn takes its name from the two low, flat-topped hills, Arapil Chico (Lesser Arapile) and Arapil Grande (Greater Arapile), over and around which part of the battle took place. 

Garcia Hernandez (Battle of)

Garcia Hernandez (Battle of) 

Liberation of Madrid

Liberation of Madrid 

Burgos (Siege of)

Burgos (Siege of) 

1813
Castalla (Second battle of)

Castalla (Second battle of) 

Tarragona (Second siege of)

Tarragona (Second siege of) 

San Millan-Osma (Battle of)

Mountain pass northwest of Miranda del Ebro, just off the Burgos–Bilbao road.

Vitoria (Battle of)

Led to the abdication of Napoleon’s brother, Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain, 11 December 1813. Beethoven’s Op. 91, “Wellingtons Sieg oder die Schlacht bei Vittoria”, completed in the first week of October 1813, commemorates the victory. Originally composed for the panharmonicon, it was first performed with Beethoven himself conducting, together…Read More

San Sebastián (First siege of)

Although referred to as one siege, there were in fact two separate sieges. See Second siege of San Sebastián below. 

Pyrenees (Battle of the)

The Battle of the Pyrenees was large-scale offensive, involving several battles, launched by Marshal Soult to relieve the French garrisons under siege at Pamplona and San Sebastián. 

Roncesvalles (Battle of)

Mountain pass at 1,057 m (3,468 ft) on the Spanish side of the Pyrenees near the border with France. A battle included in the Battle of the Pyrenees. 

Maya (Battle of)

Mountain pass on the Spanish side of the Pyrenees near the border with France. 

Sorauren (Battle of)

A battle included in the Battle of the Pyrenees. 

San Sebastián (Second siege of)

Although referred to as one siege, there were in fact two separate sieges. See First siege of San Sebastián above. 

Bidassoa (Battle of the)

Also known as the Battle of Larrun.

Nivelle (Battle of)

Nivelle (Battle of) 

Nive (Battle of the)

Nive (Battle of the) 

Nive (Battle of the)

Nive (Battle of the) 

Abdication of Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain.

Abdication of Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain. 

1814
Garris (Battle of)

Garris (Battle of) 

Orthez (Battle of)

Orthez (Battle of) 

Toulouse (Battle of)

Toulouse (Battle of)