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Breitenfeld, Battle of, Germany, 1631

LC control 85075915
LC classificationD267.L3
Topical headingBreitenfeld, Battle of, Germany, 1631
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Variant(s)Leipzig, Battle of, 1631
See alsoThirty Years' War, 1618-1648--Campaigns--Germany
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Found inEggenberger, D. Dict. of battles, 1967 (Breitenfeld; Sept. 15, 1631 Tilly's army seized Leipzig; Sept. 18 army of Gustavus reached village of Breitenfeld, six miles north of Leipzig; Tilly hoped to withstand the enemy behind the barricades of the city, but Pappenheim committed the army to a major battle just north of Leipzig and east of Breitenfeld)
Gardiner, S. Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648, 1969: p. 139 (Battle of Breitenfeld; close to the village of Breitenfeld, some five miles distant from Leipzig; "Breitenfeld, or Leipzig--the battle bears both names")
Guthrie, W. Battles of the Thirty Years War, 2002: p. 42-43 (map of Battle of Breitenfeld)
Harbottle, T. Dict. of battles, 1971 (Leipzig, reference from Breitenfeld)
Wedgwood, C. Thirty Years War, 1981: p. 298 (map shows site of battle east of Breitenfeld and north of Leipzig)