Grave of Christian Gottlieb Berger

This is the grave of the soldier Christian Gottlieb Berger, killed in action in the Battle of Großgörschen. He is buried were he fell. It is the only known field-grave of a soldier from the Napoleonic Wars.
The Battle of Lützen/Großgörschen occurred on 2 May 1813 between the French army and Prussian/Russian troops and resulted in a victory for the French. On the French side, the losses to about 20,000 men (dead or wounded), on the Prussian/Russian side approximately 11,500 men.

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