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Battle Name : Sassello

Date(s) : 10 April 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The result of another well planned Austrian move brought odds of nearly three to one in their favour. Some of the French troops had marched over ten miles in the night from their defeat at La Bocchetta. The French lost with a high casualty rate.


A village in northwestern Italy about 19 miles northwest of Genoa. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (28.57%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (5.00%)