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Battle for and Taking of Ratisbon, April 23, 1809

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Title

Battle for and Taking of Ratisbon, April 23, 1809

Description

The general peace agreement lasted a scant two years after the treaty of 1801. Although unable to seriously threaten an occupation of the British Isles, Napoleon was very successful on the continent, launching major wars into Austria, Prussia, Spain, and Italy until overreaching into Russia in 1812. The attack on Ratisbon was a key part of a struggle against Austria. Although defeated before, the Austrians bridled at this loss and renewed hostilities, but Napoleon prevailed again. Although this was not his most decisive victory, it represented the continuation of a long series of successful campaigns against his opponents.

Creator

Adam (engraver)
Loeillot (drawing)
Thevenin (painter)

Source

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University

Date

1838

Rights

All Rights Reserved

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/193/

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

193
Cornell 4606 Box 18.J34

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Engraving

Physical Dimensions

20.5 x 14.5 cm

Title (French)

Combat et Prise de Ratisbonne. 23 Avril 1809