36291813 Erfurt Campaign - Day One
- 8 Aug
The campaign opens with a French attack on Amstadt, which is the Russian southern flank.
Davout orders 2nd and 5th corps to attack 3rd Russian corps, who are deployed just west of Amstadt. Further to the north 4th Russian corps is under orders to support Amstadt should it be attacked. They move to join 3rd corps as soon as they hear the sounds of battle.
The result is a French victory. The full battle report is on the campaign diary blog