Battle of Emmendingen

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Battle of Emmendingen
Part of the French Revolutionary War
Date 19 October 1796
Location Emmendingen (now southern Germany)
Result Austrian victory
Belligerents
France Republican France Habsburg Monarchy Habsburg Austria
Commanders and leaders
France Jean Moreau Habsburg Monarchy Archduke Charles
Habsburg Monarchy Wilhelm von Wartensleben 
Strength
32,000 28,000
Casualties and losses
2,800, 2 guns 1,000

The Battle of Emmendingen (19 October 1796) was fought between the French Army of Rhin-et-Moselle under Jean Victor Marie Moreau and the Austrian Army of the Upper Rhine commanded by Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen. The Austrians won the battle and forced the French to withdraw to the south where the Battle of Schliengen was fought five days later. The action occurred during the War of the First Coalition, the first conflict of the larger French Revolutionary Wars. Emmendingen is located on the Elz River in what is now southern Germany.

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