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Battle Name : Lambach

Date(s) : 19 December 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Army of the Rhine] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The groups of Austrian units retreating from Salzburg were scattered and uncoordinated. The French caught a mixed force under General von Mecséry at Lambach. The infantry was all either killed or captured. The French also took 500 wagons of rations and forage.


A small town in northwestern Austria about 13 milesnortheast of Vöcklabruck. (Austria)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of the Rhine]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (10.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,450 (48.33%)