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Battle Name : Langenau

Date(s) : 16 October 1805

Part of : French War of the Third Coalition , Napoleon's Ulm-Austerlitz Campaign. ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Grande Armee] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


Werneck's Reserve Corps of the Austrian army were to the northeast of Ulm. They attempted to approach Ulm. The Right wing acting as advanced guard were dissuaded from further movement by the cavalry of Ney's VI Corps.


A town in southern Germany 4 miles north of the river Donau and 9 miles northeast of Ulm. (Germany)