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Battle Name : Casteggio

Date(s) : 09 June 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Army of Reserve] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Austrians under Ott were re-positioning after the successful siege of Genoa to meet the threat of Napoleon's force. Initially Ott engaged the French unaware that he was facing Napoleon's main body. Ott managed to disengage and withdraw.


A small town in northwestern Italy midway between Genoa and Milan. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of Reserve]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,000 (25.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,275 (38.86%)