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Battle Name : Winterthur

Date(s) : 27 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


Ney leading part of the Army of the Danube following up the French victory at Frauenfeld was met by an Austrian force equal to his own. The Austrians threw back the French but at greater cost to themselves.


A town in northern Switzerland about 11 miles northeast of Z├╝rich. (Switzerland)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
800 (11.43%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (12.50%)