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Battle Name : Schwanstadt

Date(s) : 18 December 1800

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


While continuing pursuit of the Austrians a French cavalry force came upon a mixed force of Austrians. Only the Austrian cavalry were seriously engaged and they were fighting with their backs to a river. Nearly 700 of the Austrian cavalry were captured.


A village [now called Schwanenstadt] in northwestern Austria some 7 miles northeast of Vöcklabruck. (Austria)

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French Forces

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Austrian Forces

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Casualties :
700 (23.33%)