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La Bocchetta

Battle Name : La Bocchetta

Date(s) : 09 April 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


Another action in the Austrian strategic plan to sieze the French strong points around Genoa. By this action Soult's right wing was severely damaged. He and the remaining troops of the 1st division fought their way back to Genoa.


A mountain in northwestern Italy about 10 miles north of the city of Genoa. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (28.57%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
600 (6.00%)