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Le Quesnoy

Battle Name : Le Quesnoy

Date(s) : 28 August 1793 - 13 September 1793

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces over French Garrison

Type of battle : Land


The French held on for over two weeks but in the absence of relief they surrendered when a fifth of their number had been killed or seriously wounded.


A fortified town in northern France about 8 miles south west of Valenciennes. (France)

Casualty figures

French Garrison

Number engaged :

Casualties :
5,000 (100.00%)

Coalition Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
208 (1.16%)