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Battle Name : Garcia Hernandez
Date(s) : 23 July 1812
Outcome : A victory for British Forces over French Forces
Land battle : Sea battle : Air combat : Seige :
Summary : Dragoons of the Kings German Legion pursuing the French fleeing from the battle of Salamanca charged the battalion squares. The cavalry came of best because of the low morale and consequent lack of discipline within the French ranks. Some French cavalry which had been with the infantry rode off at the sight of the British approach.
Location : A village 12 miles southeast of Salamanca.
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