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Battle Name : Occhiobello

Date(s) : 07 April 1815

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Austro-Neapolitan Conflict ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over Neapolitan Forces

Type of battle : Land


Detailed figures are not available for this clash. The Neapolitans outnumbered the Austrians and King Joachim Murat was commanding them. This clash was an attempt to force the line of the river Po but it was unsuccessful. With many of his commanders and men deserting him and Britain declaring war on Austria's side against him Murat decided to withdraw southwards.


A town on the northern bank of the river Po about 7 miles north of Ferrara in northern Italy. (Italy)