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Battle Name : Jelsane

Date(s) : 14 September 1813

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Leipzig Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Franco-Italian Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The French intention was to destroy an annoying small Austrian force. The Austrian commander, General Nugent, made such skilful use of the ground that he was able to hold up his opponent until he was able to slip away after dark. [French sources put the Austrian losses at 500]


A hamlet in Croatia about 11 miles north of Rijeka [Fiume]. (Croatia)

Casualty figures

Franco-Italian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
420 (4.67%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
112 (5.60%)