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Battle Name : Arnhofen

Date(s) : 19 April 1809

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Austrian Campaign 1809 ,

Outcome : A victory for Bavarian Forces [French Allies] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Although the whole of French VII Corps were to hand only two Bavarian Divisions were engaged. The Austrians were a linking brigade between their III and V Corps. The Austrians mistakenly attacked the Bavarian /French formation and then hastily withdrew southeast in a shaken state.


A village in south eastern Bavaria, Germany, just south of the river Danube [now Donau] about 19 miles east of Ingolstadt.

Casualty figures

Bavarian Forces [French Allies]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
227 (2.99%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
400 (8.00%)