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Campo Tenese

Battle Name : Campo Tenese

Date(s) : 09 March 1806

Part of : French War of the Third Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Army of Italy] over Sicilian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The French under Reynier included 2 Btns of the Polish-Italian Legion and a Btn of Swiss infantry. This defeat of the army of the two Sicilies broke the Kingdom in two. Naples and southern Italy became the French satellite Kingdom of Naples and Neopolitans withdrew to the island of Scilily, protected by the British fleet.


A plateau in southern Italy about 112 miles south of Naples and 16 miles inland of the west coast of Italy. (Italy)

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French Forces [Army of Italy]

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Sicilian Forces

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Casualties :
3,000 (30.00%)