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Battle Name : Montecalvo

Date(s) : 07 May 1800

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

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

Type of battle : Land


While the Austrians advanced along the coast towards France the French rearguard under General Cravey did not retreat quickly enough and was cut off from its main body. 1,500 men were captured by the Austrians.


A mountain in northwestern Italy just southwest of the port of Savona. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of Italy]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,700 (34.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (4.00%)