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Battle Name : Pastregno

Date(s) : 26 March 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Army of Italy] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The opening action of 1799's Italian campaign. The Austrians under Baron von Elsnitz were outnumbered by two to one. In addition to their casulaties they lost bridging equipment and 12 guns.


A village in northeastern Italy on the river Adige about 11 miles northwest of Verona.

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of Italy]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (4.46%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,500 (31.82%)