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Battle Name : Modena

Date(s) : 04 April 1815

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

Outcome : A victory for Neapolitan Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The first action of this conflict. The Neapolitans, after attempting two other bridges, managed to cross the river at Castelfranco. Although precise figures are not available it is known that Neapolitan losses were higher than the Austrians. The Austrians gave up the town and fell back on Carpi.


A city between the rivers Seschia and Panaro in northern Italy. (Italy)

Casualty figures

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
461 (6.98%)

Neapolitan Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
409 (5.84%)