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Battle Name : Boara

Date(s) : 08 December 1813 - 09 December 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over Franco-Italian Forces

Type of battle : Land


After initial success Marcognet, the French commander, dropped his guard. His poor generalship comitted less than half his available troops [12,000 men] to the action. The Austrians were superior in cavalry, Marcognet had none. A late counter-attack threw the Austrians back but the Franco-Italians were still forced to withdraw.


A village and bridge on the lower Adige river northeastern Italy. (Italy)

Casualty figures

Franco-Italian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
902 (18.04%)

Austrian Forces

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