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Napoléon & Empire

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 of battle of Elchingen

Napoleonic Battles - Map of battle of Elchingen

Picture - Battle of Elchingen.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of battle of Elchingen -

Photos Credits

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