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Battle Name : Trochtelfingen

Date(s) : 18 October 1805

Part of : French War of the Third Coalition , Napoleon's Ulm-Austerlitz Campaign. ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Grande Armee] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Soult's IV Corps and Murat's Cavalry Reserve caught Wernick's exhausted troops [mostly infantry] at Trochtelfingen. A surrender was negotiated in which Wernick agreed to all of his troops whether present or not surrendering. Field Marshall Graf Hohenzollern with 10 squadrons of Wernick's cavalry flatly refused to obey the order.


A village in southern Germany about 5 miles west of Nördlingen. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Grande Armee]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
15,000 (100.00%)