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Monte Nave


Battle Name : Monte Nave

Date(s) : 05 June 1800 - 06 June 1800

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Second Coalition ,

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

Type of battle : Land

Summary

Numbers involved in the engagement are not known. French losses were said to be light, Austrian losses were heavy, including the capture of one battalion [2nd Bn Szt√°ray Infantry Regt.] intact. Many other Austrians broke and ran. Since Napoleon entered Italy Austrian morale from General Staff to infantry man was severly dented. The Austrian withdrawal from the south of France was not the fighting retreat it could have been.

Location

A mountain peak in the Maritime Alps in southeastern France. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of Italy]

Number engaged :
n/a

Casualties :
n/a

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :
7,000

Casualties :
n/a