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Battle Name : Sandomierz

Date(s) : 15 June 1809 - 18 June 1809

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

Outcome : A victory for Polish Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Archduke Ferdinand attacked the fortified town while on his withdrawal from Poland. A fifth of the Poles were killed or wounded, the remainder were captured and released on condition that they would not fight against Austria for the rest of the campaign. Ferdinand took all the military stores and destroyed the fortifications.


A town on the Vistula river, Poland about 100 miles southeast of Warsaw. (Poland)

Casualty figures

Polish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
5,000 (100.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,675 (12.88%)