The 1st contact in the 1815 campaign for France occurs in Moselle. The combined Russian and English armies meet a large French army under the command of Marshal Ney.
The battlefield for Fontoy-Flanville with defending French formations shown in blue
Here are a few pictures taken from the battle in which the Russians suffered heavily and were unable to punch through the French defenders. The English fared well after having only lightly been engaged. The French casualties were moderate but included Marshal Ney who was killed outright.
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