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Battle Name : Geisling

Date(s) : 17 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


A tiny engagement but typical of the actions of the Austrian 'Streifkorps' raiding and disrupting the French lines of communication. This kind of action caused many French troops to be 'wasted' in guarding supplies in transit.


A village in south Germany about 15 miles north of Ulm. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
16 (3.56%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)