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Berg-Isel 1

Battle Name : Berg-Isel 1

Date(s) : 25 May 1809

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Austrian Campaign 1809 ,

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between Bavarian Forces [French Allies] and Austrian & Tyrolean Forces

Type of battle : Land


Only 900 Austrian and 400 Tyrolean were regular troops, the remainder of their side were locally raised millitia. The Tyroleans expected more of the population to rise against the Bavarians and were disappointed. There weree few losses on each side and the enagement was inconclusive. [see Berg-Isel 2 29th May 1809]


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

Casualty figures

Bavarian Forces [French Allies]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
220 (5.50%)

Austrian & Tyrolean Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
80 (0.89%)