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Maastricht


Battle Name : Maastricht

Date(s) : 22 September 1794 - 04 November 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [Austro-Dutch Garrison]

Type of battle : Land

Summary

This important fortified city was taken by the French, under Generals Kl├ęber and Bernadotte, at very little cost. The garrison lost 500 killed the remainder were allowed to go free. The 344 guns were taken by the French.

Location

The fortified city of Maastricht lies in Holland on the Belgo-Dutch border 60 miles due east of Brussels. (Holland)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :
35,608

Casualties :
300 (0.84%)

Coalition Forces [Austro-Dutch Garrison]

Number engaged :
8,000

Casualties :
500 (6.25%)