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Battle Name : Wiesbaden

Date(s) : 09 September 1796

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [ Austrian Hessian] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The rearguard of Jourdan's Armée de la Sambre-et-Meuse were caught by a Coalition force which outnumbered them by nearly ten to one. The French were able to extricate themselves with few losses


A town in central Germany on the Rhine opposite Mainz.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
250 (16.67%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian Hessian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)