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Battle Name : Nantes

Date(s) : 29 June 1793

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French Revolutionary War ,

Outcome : A victory for French Republican Forces over French Royalist Forces

Type of battle : Land


The much larger Royalist force was poorly equipped and organized. Their commander, Cathelineau, was killed in the battle which they lost.


City of Nantes on the river Loire western France, about 30 miles from the coast. (France)

Casualty figures

French Republican Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (16.67%)

French Royalist Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
5,000 (13.16%)