The Battle of Valmy, France--Belgium border, 20 September 1792
French Revolution ~Battle of Valmy 1792
European War 6 - Guide - Battle of Valmy
Battle of Valmy, French Revolutionary War #1, European War 6 (EW6)
The Battle of Valmy was the first major victory by the army of France during the Revolutionary Wars that followed the French Revolution. The action took place on 20 September 1792 as Prussian troops commanded by the Duke of Brunswick attempted to march on Paris. Generals François Kellermann and Charles Dumouriez stopped the advance near the northern village of Valmy in Champagne-Ardenne.