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Battle of Elchingen

Date and place

  • October 14th, 1805 at Elchingen, Bavaria.

Involved forces

  • French army (17,000 men), under Marshal Michel Ney
  • Austrian army (16,000 men), under Feldmarschall-Leutnant Johann von Riesch. 

Casualties and losses

  • French army: less than 1,000 men (killed or wounded). 
  • Austrian army: 2,000 men (killed or wounded), 4,500 prisoners. 

Map of the battle of Elchingen

Napoleonic Battles - Map of the battle of Elchingen

Picture - Battle of Elchingen.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of the battle of Elchingen -

Photos Credits

 Photo of Lionel A. Bouchon Photos by Lionel A. Bouchon.
 Photo of Marie-Albe Grau Photos by Marie-Albe Grau.
 Photo of Floriane Grau Photos by Floriane Grau.
 Photo of Michèle Grau-Ghelardi Photos by Michèle Grau-Ghelardi.
 Photo of Didier Grau Photos by Didier Grau.
 Photo of various authors Photos made by people outside the Napoleon & Empire association.

Video credits