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Battle Name : Räffelding

Date(s) : 02 May 1809

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

Outcome : A victory for French & Allied Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Austrian, mostly infantry, rearguard conducting a fighting retreat against the French, Badener and Würtemberer cavalry suffered significant losses but did their job of slowing up the French pursuit.


A village in Oberösterreich province Austria, about 12 miles west of Linz on the south side of the river Danube[Donau]. (Austria)

Casualty figures

French & Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
14 (1.75%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
300 (6.00%)