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Battle Name : Gracac

Date(s) : 17 May 1809

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The French XI Corps under Marmont only managed to push back the Austrians after a hard fight. Marmont declared his casualties as 300 dead but counter claims [probably more accurate] put the figure much higher than this.


A town now called Grab about 28 miles northeast of Zadar [Zara]. (Croatia)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (3.94%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
300 (3.75%)