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Battle of Eckmühl
Date and place
April 22nd, 1809 at Eckmühl or Eggmühl, fifty kilometers north of Munich, Bavaria.
French army (35,000 men) under Marshal
then 100,000 men under Emperor Napoleon the First.
Austrian army (80,000 men) under Archduke Charles of Austria, Duke of Teschen.
Casualties and losses
French army: 3,500 to 8,000 killed or wounded, according to the sources.
Austrian army: 6,000 to 12,000 killed or wounded, more than 4,000 prisoners.
"Battle of Eckmühl, April 22nd, 1809 at 06:00 PM" (detail). Watercolor painting by Giuseppe Pietro Bagetti.
battlefield of Eckmühl from the sky
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map of the situation at the beginning of the battle
map of the situation after the battle
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