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Battle Name : Pellenberg

Date(s) : 23 March 1793

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Austrian & Dutch] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


This battle involved many of the same troops who had met at Neerwinden five days earlier. The French were again defeated, their raw ill-disciplined troops not holding up under fire. Six thousand had deserted between the two battles.


A town in central Belgium about 18 miles east of Brussels. (Belgium)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (9.09%)

Coalition Forces [Austrian & Dutch]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
900 (2.37%)