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Battle of Wiesloch (1799)

Battle of Wiesloch (1799)
Part of War of the Second Coalition

Location of Wiesloch in Baden-Württemberg
Date 3 December 1799
Location Wiesloch
Result Austrian victory
 Austrian Empire French Republic
Commanders and leaders
Count Anton Sztáray Claude Lecourbe
5,000 17,000
Casualties and losses
500 (10%) 1,500 (8.82%)

The Battle of Wiesloch (German: Schlacht bei Wiesloch) occurred on 3 December 1799, during the War of the Second Coalition, part of the French Revolutionary Wars.[1] Lieutenant Field Marshal Anton Count Sztáray de Nagy-Mihaly commanded the far right wing protecting the main Austrian army in Swabia, under the command of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen. With the victory at Wiesloch (on 3 December), Sztáray's force drove the French from the right bank of the Rhine and relieved the fortress at Philippsburg.


  1. ^ "On this day in history, December 3". 2014 Cox Television Tulsa, LLC. Retrieved 21 March 2014. 

External links

  • Wiesloch, Clash of Steel online battle database

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