mockern (october 16, 1813)
THE SECOND HALF

 
THE FIGHT AT THE HEIGHTS CONTINUES
From left to right (1)-(2) 14.00. h. The Prussians break the French line but are stopped by the French light cavalry; (3)-(4) The Russians scale the heights and can not be stopped by the French dragoons; (5) A general view of the heights.
 
 
... AND ALSO IN THE CENTER
From left to right and from up to down (1) 14.00 h The Russian attack the French infantry (9/III) in the center of battlefield, but these retire without breaking; (3) 14.30 h Langeron arrives at the battlefield; (4) The cavalry of the French III Corps attacks the Sacken's Cossacks but ¡it is routed!.; (5) the Polish cavalry "cleans" the center from Russian but (6) after failing recall, it remains disordered in the middle of the battlefield; (7) Schematic view of the battlefield.
 
THE FRENCH MOVE BACK BEFORE THE PRUSSIANS
From left to right (1) 15.00 h The Pussian attack the French marine infantry but both units are routed (!); (2) The Prussian cavalry destroys the routed marines; (3) 15.30 h The Prussian are masters of the heights; (4) 16.00 h The French VI Corps is fatigued and (5) the French evacuate Mockern
 
BUT HALT THE RUSSIANS
From left to right (1) 15.00 h The French cavalry routs the Russians and (2) failing recall also routs the Russian infantry; (3) the Russians are stopped whereas (4) Marmont persuades the 11/III French division to stay in the battlefield.
 
THE BATTLE ENDS
From left to right 16.30 h (1)-(2) The French evacuating Mockern form square rejecting the Prussians and retire unmolested; (3)-(4) Saint-Priest attacks and takes Gross Widderitzsch...(5) but the Russian center (Langeron) is fully disordered.
 
THE FINAL RESULTS
The battlefield at 9.00 h The battlefield at 16.30 h.
The French lose Mockern and G. Widderitzsch, and retire to Leipzig. The Allied remain the masters of the battlefield.
ALLIED POINTS FRENCH POINTS
French losses
7440 Inf (15.5 points)
1920 Cav. (6.0 points)
40 guns (18.0 points)
TOTAL 39.5 points

Allied hold objectives
2*28 + 2*14 = 84 points

TOTAL POINTS
39.5 + 84.0 = 123.5
Prussian losses
7080 Inf (14.8 points)
840 Cav. (2.6 points)
18 guns (9.0 points)
Russian losses
4680 Inf (9.3 points)
1080 Cav. (3.4 points)
24 guns (12.0 points)
TOTAL 51.1 points

French hold objectives:
3*25 = 75 points

TOTAL POINTS
51.1 + 75.0 = 126.1
 
THE BATTLE IS A DRAW OR AN ADJUSTED FRENCH VICTORY
 

THE FIRST HALF OF THE BATTLE

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