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Kulm, a village of Bohemia, at the foot of the Erzgebirge, and three miles N.E. of Teplitz. Here in August, 1813, the French fought against an allied army of Prussians and Russians. On the first day of the battle the advantage was with the French, under Vandamme, but the Prussian army was reinforced in the night, and Vandamme was forced to capitulate after losing 20,000 men.