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Battle Name : Frauenfeld

Date(s) : 25 May 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces Army of the Danube over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Massena's French army outnumbered the Austrian by almost four to one. There was no doubt of a French victory but surprisingly the Austrians were able to extricate 4,000 of their troops in good order to fall back on Winterthur. [see Battle of Winterthur 27th May]


A town in northern Switzerland 9 miles northeast of Winterthur. (Switzerland)

Casualty figures

French Forces Army of the Danube

Number engaged :

Casualties :
800 (3.48%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,200 (36.67%)