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Monte Creto

Battle Name : Monte Creto

Date(s) : 13 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


After a very successful sally on the 11th Soult lead another one this time against Monte Creto. Two columns attacked the position. The Austrians under Prince Hohenzollern strongly repulsed the attacks. Soult was captured.


A mountain in northwestern Italy just northeast of Genoa. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of Italy]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (20.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
650 (9.29%)