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Battle Name : Gaëta

Date(s) : 28 May 1815 - 08 August 1815

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Austro-Neapolitan Conflict ,

Outcome : A victory for Allied Forces over Neapolitan Forces

Type of battle : Land


This very strong fortress, its garrison commanded by Maresciallo di Campo Begani, a devoted follower of Murat, was stoutly but pointlessly defended. The sea side was blockaded by a British naval squadron. 1,762 men were left to be taken prisoner at the surrender.


A fortress on Italy's western coast between Naples and Rome. (Italy)

Casualty figures

Neapolitan Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (100.00%)

Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
277 (11.08%)