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Iller River

Battle Name : Iller River

Date(s) : 05 June 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Not a pitched battle but a seies of clashes. All the troops of either side were not committed. Any Austrian hopes of holding the line of the river Iller were removed by the more than two to one advantage held by the French.


The river Iller is a tributary of the Donau [Danube] which it flows into at Ulm. The actions took place between Ulm and Memmingen. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (1.73%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,900 (6.79%)