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Kehl [1]

Battle Name : Kehl [1]

Date(s) : 24 June 1796

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Swabia, Württemberg, Emigrés]

Type of battle : Land


The French launched a Rhine crossing and established a beachhead. In addition to the Coalition killed and wounded the French also took a large amount of military equipment.


A German town on the eats bank of the Rhine opposite Strasborg.

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After this battle the Kreistruppen, local to Baden-Wuttemberg, took no further part in the campaign. They were disarmed by the Austrians on the 29th July.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
150 (1.49%)

Coalition Forces [Swabia, Württemberg, Emigrés]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
700 (10.00%)