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Battle Name : Marchiennes

Date(s) : 29 October 1793 - 30 October 1793

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the First Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Austrian] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The outnumbered French attempted to hold the town but they were overwhelmed. The capture of the town of Marchiennes was the last action in the Netherlands in 1793.


A town in northern France on the river Scarpe close to the Belgian border 11 miles northwest of Valenciennes. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (66.67%)

Coalition Forces [Austrian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (12.50%)