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Battle of Bassano
Date and place
September 8th, 1796 at Bassano del Grappa, in Venandia (nowadays province of Vicenza, Italy).
French army (19,500 to 23,000 men) under General Napoleon Bonaparte.
Austrian army (21,000 men) under General Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser.
Casualties and losses
French army: 400 men out of combat.
Austrian army: 600 killed or wounded, 2,000 prisoners, 30 cannons, 8 flags.
"Battle of Bassano" (detail). Drawn and etched by Louis François Couché son (1782-1849), finished by Edme Bovinet (1767-1832).
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