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Sprimont


Battle Name : Sprimont

Date(s) : 18 September 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Austrians]

Type of battle : Land

Summary

Many more Austrians were in the vicinity but were not brought into battle possibly because of poor staff work, or deliberate lack of cooperation between senior officers. The French captured 1,000 Austrians as well as 36 guns and 100 ammunition wagons.

Location

A village in eastern Belgium near the river Ourthe about 10 miles south of the city of Li├Ęge. (Belgium)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :
35,000

Casualties :
1,000 (2.86%)

Coalition Forces [Austrians]

Number engaged :
5,000

Casualties :
2,500 (50.00%)