What was the Battle of Wiesloch (1799)?


The Battle of Wiesloch (German: Schlacht bei Wiesloch) occurred on 03 December 1799, during the War of the Second Coalition, part of the French Revolutionary Wars.

The Battle

Lieutenant Field Marshal Anton Count Sztáray de Nagy-Mihaly commanded the far right wing protecting the main Austrian army in Swabia, under the command of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen.

Aftermath and Legacy

With the victory at Wiesloch (on 03 December), Sztáray’s force drove the French from the right bank of the Rhine and relieved the fortress at Philippsburg.


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