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Battle Name : Memmingen

Date(s) : 13 October 1805

Part of : French War of the Third Coalition , Napoleon's Ulm-Austerlitz Campaign. ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Grande Armee] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Marshall Soult's IV Corps of the French Grande Armee approaching Memmingen from the east came upon Count Spangen's isolated command. The Austrians were low on ammunition, confused by chaotic orders and morale was poor. All Austrians along with their guns and supplies were captured.


A town in southern Germany about 34 miles south of Ulm and 3 miles east of the river Iller. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Grande Armee]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
16 (0.08%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,600 (100.00%)