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Battle Name : Wiesloch

Date(s) : 03 December 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


A surprising victory for a small [5,000] Austrian force against 17,000 French troops. The success can be partly explained in that the Austrians had a very high proportion of cavalry.


A town in southwestern Germany east of the river Rhine nearly 10 miles south of Heidelberg. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,500 (8.82%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (10.00%)