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Battle Name : Landrecies

Date(s) : 21 April 1794 - 30 April 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Austrian, Dutch] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


During the siege and capture of the fortified town the French defenders lost about 2,000 men killed, or died of illness. The remaining 5,000 were taken prisoner by the Coalition troops.


A fortified town in northern France on the river Sambre about 20 miles southeast of Valenciennes.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
7,000 (100.00%)

Coalition Forces [Austrian, Dutch]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)