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San Giuliano

Battle Name : San Giuliano

Date(s) : 21 June 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Bellegarde was commanding the Allied rearguard while Suvorov was defeating Macdonald. Moreau moved his French troops to launch a two pronged attack on the Allies [Bellegarde]. Austrian cavalry eventually halted the French frontal assault flank attacks by Moreau's reserves eventually forced Austrians to retreat. When Suvorov moved to aid Bellegarde Moreau fell back towards Genoa.


A village in northwestern Italy about 12 miles east of Alessandria. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (7.14%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,300 (28.75%)