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San Daniele del Friuli

Battle Name : San Daniele del Friuli

Date(s) : 11 May 1809

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Dessaix's Advanced guard caught part of the retreating Austrians just after crossing the Tagliamento river. The Austrians lost more than a quarter of their strength, most of whom were captured.


A village in northeastern Italy about 5 miles east of the Tagliamento river. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (2.22%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,890 (27.00%)