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Tauffers [1]

Battle Name : Tauffers [1]

Date(s) : 25 March 1799

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


The French advanced on the Austrians along an uncovered dry river bed and took them in both front and rear. This was more a debacle than a battle nearly 5,000 Austrians threw down their weapons and surrendered. The action lasted little more than half an hour.


A village in the South Tyrol, Italy in the valley of the river Rum.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
260 (5.20%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
5,254 (80.83%)