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Feldkirch [1]

Battle Name : Feldkirch [1]

Date(s) : 07 March 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


While Marshall Massena lead the French thrust into Switzerland General Oudinot lead another force into Austria. The numerically superior, more experienced better disciplined French troops easily defeated the Austrians of whom nearly 1,000 were captured.


A small town in western Austria about 20 miles south of the Bodensee 95 miles west of Innsbruck.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (2.22%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,100 (18.33%)