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Mincio River

Battle Name : Mincio River

Date(s) : 25 December 1800 - 26 December 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Army of Reserve] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Since the early July armistice the Austrians had held the line of the Mincio river. The French Army of Reserve, since Napoleon's departure for Paris commanded by Brune, broke the line. The Austrians fell back eastwards over the river Adige. Two days later the armistice was renewed.


A river in northern Italy running southwards from Lake Garda to the river Po. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of Reserve]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,000 (6.06%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
8,589 (17.18%)