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Battle Name : Urseren

Date(s) : 29 May 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


Another action wher the forces were out of balance by at least two to one. This time the advantage was to the Austrians and they won the day decisively.


A route centre in the mountains of the Uri canton of Switzerland just north of the St. Gotthard pass. (Switzerland)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
664 (20.12%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (3.17%)