War of the Sixth Coalition
Battle of Wartenburg
Yorck in Wartenburg
1813 Oct 3

Battle of Wartenburg

Kemberg, Germany

The Battle of Wartenburg took place on 3 October 1813 between the French IV Corps commanded by General Henri Gatien Bertrand and the Allied Army of Silesia, principally the I Corps of General Ludwig von Yorck. The battle allowed the Army of Silesia to cross the Elbe, ultimately leading to the Battle of Leipzig.