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Maienfeld [2]

Battle Name : Maienfeld [2]

Date(s) : 01 May 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Austrians possibly stung into action by the successes of the Austro-Russians further south took the offensive against superior numbers of French troops. The Austrians lost heavily with around 2,000 of them surrendering.


A small town in eastern Switzerland in the valley of the Upper Rhine just south of Liechtenstein.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
400 (5.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,600 (43.33%)