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Sulzbach


Battle Name : Sulzbach

Date(s) : 17 August 1796

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

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

Type of battle : Land

Summary

The Austrians were able to extricate themselves from an engagement in which they were potentially outnumbered by over three to one. Not all the French troops came into the action.

Location

A village in Bavaria, Germany about 28 miles east of N├╝rnberg.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :
25,000

Casualties :
1,700 (6.80%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian]

Number engaged :
8,000

Casualties :
1,100 (13.75%)