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Battle Name : Renchen

Date(s) : 28 June 1796

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

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

Type of battle : Land


The French advance from their Upper Rhine crossing was met by an Austrian Imperial force. Only a portion of the French were engaged but even so they significantly outnumbered their Austrian opponents.


A village in southwestern Germany about 10 miles east of Strasborg.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (0.80%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,400 (15.56%)