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Battle Name : Cesenatico

Date(s) : 23 April 1815

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Austro-Neapolitan Conflict ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over Neapolitan Forces

Type of battle : Land


An amazing attack by the Austrian force on a town containing five times their number. The Austrians rushed the single stone bridge and were in and out of the town before the Neapolitans reacted. They brought out 200 prisoners.


A small town about 12 miles northwest of Rimini on the east coast of central Italy. (Italy)

Casualty figures

Neapolitan Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (16.67%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
50 (8.33%)