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Berg-Isel 2

Battle Name : Berg-Isel 2

Date(s) : 29 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


Only 1,200 of the Austrian side were line troops the remainder were Tyrolean Schultzen or Landsturm [Militia/Home Guard] troops. The Bavarians were superior in cavalry and massively outgunned the Austrians but losses on both sides were light.


A wooded hill just over a mile south of Innsbruck, in the Austrian Tyrol. (Austria)

Casualty figures

Bavarian Forces [French Allies]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
296 (5.65%)

Austrian & Tyrolean Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
250 (1.69%)