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Battle Name : Biberach

Date(s) : 02 October 1796

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

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

Type of battle : Land


The Austrians attempted to prevent the continuation of the French withdrawal westwards. The French outnumbered the Austrians by more than two to one and the Austrians took very heavy casualties.


A town in southwestern Germany on the river Riss about 22 miles south-southwest of Ulm

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The French, the Armée du Rhin et de la Moselle under Moreau, gained a valuable period of uninterrupted withdrawal through the southern Black Forest hills.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (1.43%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian ]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,300 (28.67%)