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THE NUMBERS ENGAGED AT THE BATTLE OF SADOWA. The Journal Militaire of Berlin publishes some interesting statistical details relative to the battle of Sadowa, compared with other engagements, from which it appears that a larger number of men were engaged in it, than in any other battle of modern times:- The troops engaged at the battle Leipsic, says the Journal, amounted to 240,000 allies and 140,000 French, a total of 380,000 men at Wagram the num- ber of the French was 200,000, and that of the Aus- trians 140,000, or 340,000 men in all; at Solferino there were 150,000 Austrians and 150,000 Allies, being 300,000 men; at Borodino, 130,000 French were op- posed to 120,000 Russians, making a total of 250,000 men at Waterloo there were 40,000 Prussians (!), 65,000 Allies, and 75,000 French, or 180,000 men in all. The total number of troops that took part in the battle of Konigsgratz was 420,000, consisting of 220,000 Prussians and 200,000 Austrians. With regard to the number of guns, Leipsic takes the first place in that engagement 2,000 were used -1,300 belonging to the Allies and 700 to the French. At Sadowa the number of pieces was 1,620, of which 820 were Prussian and 800 Austrian. The battle of Solferino comes next; 1,200 cannons were used there, 800 belonging to the Austrians and 400 to the allies. As to the loss of men killed and wounded Leipsic also occupies the first rank the total puts Iwrs de combat in that battle was 100,000, of which there was an equal number on both sides. Borodino ranks next, in which each belligerent lost 30,000 men, or 60,000 in all. At Waterloo, the Prussian loss numbered 7,000 men that of the allies, 20,000 and that of France 19,000, being a total of 46,000 men. At Wagram each belligerent left 25,000 men on the field. The battle of Sadowa approaches very near that of Selferino. In the latter engagement the loss of the Austrians amounted to 13,000 men, and that of the allies to 15,000. At Sadowa the number of killed and wounded on the side of the Prussians was 10,000, and on the side of the Austrians 20,000, or 30,000 men in all. Respecting the number of prisoners made, the battle of Leipsic and Solferino may be placed on the same line, the total in each battle amounting to 20,000 (French or Austrians). This is the greatest number of prisoners captured in modern engagements. As tothe capture of cannons, 300 were taken at Leipsic, 240 at Waterloo, and 174 at Sadowa.

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