The Battle of Hanau was fought on between Karl Philipp von Wrede’s Austro-Bavarian corps and Napoleon's retreating French during the War of the Sixth Coalition. — Following Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Leipzig earlier in October, Napoleon began to retreat from Germany …
Horace Vernet's painting "Battle of Hanau", held at the National Gallery in London. This scene depicts the Austro-Bavarian cavalry charge on the French Grand Battery and the countercharge of Nansouty's French Guard cavalry.
Plan of the Battle of Hanau
Memorial Stone indication the emplacement of the German troops during the Battle of Hanau