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Battle Name : Mannheim

Date(s) : 25 January 1798

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Bavarian Garrison

Type of battle : Land


The French, under Oudinot, ignored the armistice which was in force at the time and sprang a surprise attack. The Bavarians fought desperately and managed to inflict significant casualties on the leading French assault. Most of the Bavarians were captured but the remaining few managed to extricate the four guns.


The fortified city of Mannheim in south western Germany on the river Rhine.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
600 (20.00%)

Bavarian Garrison

Number engaged :

Casualties :
422 (93.78%)