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Battle Name : Charleroi

Date(s) : 03 June 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Austrian & Dutch] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


This action was a response to another French attempt to establish themselves north of the Sambre. Their siege of the town was broken and they were thrown back across the Sambre.


A town in central southern Belgium on the river Sambre about 31 miles south of Brussels. (Belgium)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (7.41%)

Coalition Forces [Austrian & Dutch]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
424 (1.51%)