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Amberg


Battle Name : Amberg

Date(s) : 13 April 1809

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Austrian Campaign 1809 ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land

Summary

The Austrians attacked the rearguard of Davout's III Corps and pushed them closer to their parent body [Friant's II Division].

Location

A town on the river Vils in Bavaria, about 36 miles east of N├╝rnberg. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :
1,050

Casualties :
44 (4.19%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :
1,750

Casualties :
47 (2.69%)