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Battle Name : Sacile

Date(s) : 16 April 1809

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


Prince Eugène, in the hope of snatching a quick victory, did not wait for all his forces to come up before launching his attack against a slightly superior Austrian force. The French centre and right were pinned by the Austrian VIII Corps while their IX Corps drove in his left Flank. Eugéne was thrown back over the Livenza. The Austrians did not follow up strongly.


A small town in the province of Friaul, northeastern Italy, about 10 miles east of Vittorio Veneto and 6 miles west of Pordenone. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
9,500 (25.64%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,846 (9.86%)