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Ste Barbe Redoubt

Battle Name : Ste Barbe Redoubt

Date(s) : 12 October 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Redoubt was being held by 200 Spaniards. The French attack was successful and all of the Spanirds were taken. A counter attack by 2,000 Spanish troops was not successful. Wellington ordered that no more attempts were to be made to take the place, it was simply to be by passed.


A redoubt in the Pyrenees about 10 miles inland from the Biscayan coast on the Frenc side of the Franco-Spanish border. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
300 (15.00%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (22.73%)