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Battle Name : Fontenay-le-Comte

Date(s) : 25 May 1793

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French Revolutionary War ,

Outcome : A victory for French Royalist Forces over French Republican Forces

Type of battle : Land


While Republican France was fighting on three fronts against the Coalition the Royalist element in the west [and central south], particularly the Vendée organized into an armed counter revolution. In this battle the Royalist outnumber their opponents and defeated them.


Town in the Vendée region of France about 28 miles north east of La Rochelle. (France)

Casualty figures

French Republican Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,000 (28.57%)

French Royalist Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (2.86%)