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Battle Name : Venlo

Date(s) : 27 October 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Dutch/German]

Type of battle : Land


The French took the town of Venlo with all of its Dutch and German defenders. Both sides had very few killed and the Coalition troops marched out with honours of war after agreeing not to fight against the French in this campaign.


A town in eastern Holland on the river Maas on the Dutch-German border. (Holland)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
50 (0.83%)

Coalition Forces [Dutch/German]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,580 (100.00%)