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Battle Name : Würzburg

Date(s) : 03 September 1796

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

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

Type of battle : Land


The total forces available to both sides were about equal but only part of each force was engaged. Determined attacks by the Austrians and the rapid follow up of any advantage gained turned the French right flank. Continued pressure during the French withdrawal forced Jourdan away from other French forces he could have combined with.


A fortified town on the right bank of the river Main in Bavaria, Germany

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,000 (10.00%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian ]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,500 (8.82%)