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Battle Name : Castricum

Date(s) : 06 October 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for Franco-Batavian Forces over Coalition Forces [Anglo-Russian]

Type of battle : Land


This was the final attempt of the Anglo-Russian force to break out of its confined position. The Franco-Batavians held their line and inflicted heavier casulaties than they took against a numerically superior enemy.


A village in northwest Holland about 7 miles southwesterly from Alkmaar and about 2½ miles from the coast. (Holland)

Casualty figures

Franco-Batavian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,384 (5.77%)

Coalition Forces [Anglo-Russian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,557 (7.99%)