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Battle Name : Nijmegen

Date(s) : 01 November 1794 - 07 November 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Anglo-Dutch Garrison]

Type of battle : Land, Seige


The French continued their advance into Holland. Nijmegen was held by a considerable force [ten to twelve thousand more than the 1220] but the great bulk of the garrison evacuated/broke out of the town on the night of the 6/7.
The remaining troops were trapped by the French as they destroyed the bridges.
There were few casualties on either side but the troops who surrendered were sent into captivity.


A fortified town in eastern Holland on the river Waal about 10 miles south of Arnhem (Holland)

Casualty figures

French Forces

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Coalition Forces [Anglo-Dutch Garrison]

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Casualties :
1,220 (100.00%)