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Le Quesnoy

Battle Name : Le Quesnoy

Date(s) : 18 July 1794 - 16 August 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Austrian Garrison]

Type of battle : Land, Seige


At least three divisions took part in this French effort to clear their country of invaders. The Austrians held on for 30 days but were not relieved, possibly because of the new political direction in Vienna.


A fortified town in northern France about 7 miles southeast of Valenciennes. (France)

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French Forces

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Coalition Forces [Austrian Garrison]

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2,400 (100.00%)