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Battle Name : Carpi

Date(s) : 10 April 1815

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Austro-Neapolitan Conflict ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over Neapolitan Forces

Type of battle : Land


The assault on the town was carried out by one arm of what was meant to be a two pronged attack. The other prong, another 2,500 men got lost. The Austrian guns opened up the Novi gate [north gate] and the Austrian column came in from the south. The Neapolitans already low morale crumbled further. Not figures are available for Neapolitan killed and wounded only those captured are recorded.


A walled town on the river Secchia about 11 miles north of Modena, central Italy. (Italy)

Casualty figures

Neapolitan Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
612 (12.24%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
116 (4.64%)