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Battle Name : Limonest

Date(s) : 16 March 1814 - 20 March 1814

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's defence of France ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


Not one battle but a series of clashes. The Austrians kept after the French as they tried to withdraw. It was a case of another day, another village, another fight.


A line of villages centred about 6 miles northwest of Lyon, France. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (10.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,700 (5.67%)