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Battle Name : 's-Hertogenbosch

Date(s) : 22 September 1794 - 10 October 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Dutch Garrison]

Type of battle : Land, Seige


The French took this complex fortress with ease. The Coalition commander, General Landgraf von Hessen-Philipsthal, was heavily criticized for the weakness of his defence. Fort Crèvecoeur surrendered at first demand. The Dutch and Prussians were permitted to return home but the Emigré troops were either killed on the spot or returned to France and guillotined.


A fortress town in south central Holland about 36 miles southeast of Rotterdam (Holland)

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French Forces

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Coalition Forces [Dutch Garrison]

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2,262 (100.00%)