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Engen and Stockach

Battle Name : Engen and Stockach

Date(s) : 03 May 1800

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

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

Type of battle : Land


The advance of the Army of the Rhine through southern Germany/Switzerland towards Austria was met by the Austrians in almost equal strength [8 to 7 in favour of the French]. The battle resulted in a significant defeat for the Austrians under Baron von Kray.


Two villages in southwestern Germany just at the most northern tip of the Bodensee [Lake Constance]. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of the Rhine]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,000 (3.57%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,115 (5.72%)