Date and place
May 30th, 1796 at Borghetto, near Valeggio sul Mincio, 25 kilometers southwest of Verona [nowadays Province of Verona, Italy].
French army (27,000 to 28,000 men) under General Napoleon Bonaparte.
Austrian army (6,000 to 18,000 men according to various sources) under General
Johann von Beaulieu. Casualties and losses
French army: 500 men (killed or wounded).
Austrian army: 600 men (killed, wounded or prisoners), 4 cannons.
"The Battle of Borghetto" (detail). Engraving.
The battle took place at the location called Borghetto
, on both banks of river Mincio, down below the castle of Valeggio .
Photo credits Photos by Lionel A. Bouchon.
Photos by Marie-Albe Grau.
Photos by Floriane Grau.
Photos by Michèle Grau-Ghelardi.
Photos by Didier Grau.
Photos made by people outside the Napoleon & Empire association.