What was the Battle of Hohenlinden (1800)?

Introduction The Battle of Hohenlinden was fought on 3 December 1800, during the French Revolutionary Wars. A French army under Jean Victor Marie Moreau won a decisive victory over the Austrians and Bavarians led by Archduke John of Austria. After being forced into a disastrous retreat, the allies were compelled to request an armistice that… Read More


What was the Battle of Wiesloch (1799)?

Introduction 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,… Read More

What was the Quasi-War (1798-1800)?

Introduction The Quasi-War (French: Quasi-guerre) was an undeclared naval war fought from 1798 to 1800 between the United States and France. Most of the fighting took place in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast. The war originated in disputes over the application of the 1778 treaties of Alliance and Commerce between the two countries.… Read More