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Battle Name : Castelcerino

Date(s) : 30 April 1809

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

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

Type of battle : Land


General Sorbier [who was killed in this action] had his division isolated but in a useful position on the Austrian flank. When the Austrians attacked instead of reinforcing him Eugène called him back. This freed up the Austrians to complete their planned withdrawal unmolested.


A ruined castle on a ridge 2 miles north of Soave about 12 miles east of Verona, Italy. (Italy)

Casualty figures

Franco-Italian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
409 (8.18%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
872 (14.53%)