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Weissenburg Lines

Battle Name : Weissenburg Lines

Date(s) : 13 October 1793

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [mostly Austrians] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The rawness of so many of their troops again told against the French. This significant defeat caused them to retreat and regroup on a strategic scale.


A town on the Franco-German border about 22 miles due west of Karlsruhe. (Germany)

More details

The French withdrew south to hagenau. They began to concentrate in order to regain the initiative in the region of the upper Rhine. The army of the Moselle, under General Hoche, was brought north.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,000 (5.82%)

Coalition Forces [mostly Austrians]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,800 (4.16%)