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Battle Name : Saorgio

Date(s) : 24 April 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Austro-Sardinian]

Type of battle : Land


The coalition troops were massively outnumbered and took significant losses. Other Sardinians [about 8,000] were engaged with the French about 6 miles away but details of that battle are sketchy except that the Sardinians lost.


A village in the valley of the river Roya in southeastern France about 18 miles from the Ligurian coast. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,500 (7.50%)

Coalition Forces [Austro-Sardinian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,800 (35.00%)