War of the Third Coalition

Siege of Gaeta
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1806 Feb 26

Siege of Gaeta

Gaeta,
The fortress city of Gaeta and its Neapolitan garrison under Louis of Hesse-Philippsthal was besieged by an Imperial French corps led by André Masséna. After a prolonged defense in which Hesse was badly wounded, Gaeta surrendered and its garrison was granted generous terms by Masséna.

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