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Battle Name : Waidring

Date(s) : 12 May 1809

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Austrian Campaign 1809 ,

Outcome : A victory for Bavarian Forces [French Allies] over Austrian & Tyrolean Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Tyrolean 'troops' were local armed peasants, many of them women, attempting to sustain their revolt against the Bavarians. The Bavarians were regular troops supported by 18 guns. The Tyroleans did well to get away with so few casualties.


A village in Tyrol province, Austria about 10 miles east of St. Johann. (Austria)

Casualty figures

Bavarian Forces [French Allies]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
40 (0.53%)

Austrian & Tyrolean Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
100 (2.22%)