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Maienfeld [3]

Battle Name : Maienfeld [3]

Date(s) : 14 May 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The third battle to control the approaches to the St. Luciensteig pass [now Luzisteig pass]. This time the Austrians engaged, Baron von Hotze's division. outnumbered the French and a further Austrian division [Bellegarde's] was 'waiting in the wings'. Over 3,000 French troops were captured along with 15 guns and a considerable amount of military equipment.


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

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,400 (42.50%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
100 (1.00%)