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Battle Name : Millesimo

Date(s) : 13 April 1796 - 14 April 1796

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French Revolutionary War , Napoleon's Italian Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [ Austro-Sardinian]

Type of battle : Land


The French moved to split the main Sardinian force from the Austrians. The main link between the two over the river Bormida was at Millesimo. The small Austro-Sardinian force there was outnumbered 10 to 1 and were almost all captured.


A small village in northwest Italy where the main road from Savona to Ceva crossed the river Bormida.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
700 (7.78%)

Coalition Forces [ Austro-Sardinian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
988 (100.00%)