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Battle Name : Peschiera

Date(s) : 06 May 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Garrison

Type of battle : Land


The commander of the fortress, Col Coutheaux, surrendered before either side took any casualties. He and his men were returned to France on their word not to fight against the allies in this war. In addition to the fortress the Austrians also captured 18 gunboats used on Lake Garda.


A fortress at the southern tip of Lake Garda, northern Italy. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Garrison

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,200 (100.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)