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Battle Name : Pirmasens

Date(s) : 14 September 1793

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Prussian ] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


A powerful attack by well disciplined troops against the raw French led to a rout. But the Prussians did not follow up their victory.


A town in southern Germany about 28 miles due east of Saarbruken. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,014 (5.92%)

Coalition Forces [Prussian ]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
167 (2.09%)