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Battle Name : Savona

Date(s) : 21 April 1800 - 15 May 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Garrison

Type of battle : Land


Part of Marbot's division of Soult's right wing of the Army of Italy garrisoned Savona. They were covered on the seaward side by the same British naval squadron which was covering Genoa. The Commander of the Garrison, Brigadier Buget, surrendered after 25 days. All French were made prisoners of war and the Austrians also took 146 guns.


A port-town on the Gulf of Genoa just over 30 miles to the west of Genoa. (Italy)

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French Garrison

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Casualties :
1,100 (100.00%)

Austrian Forces

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