- First Battle of Zürich
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=First Battle of Zürich
War of the Second Coalition
caption=River Limmat Zürich
4 June– 7 June 1799
combatant2=flagicon|Holy Roman Empire Austria
Archduke Charles of Austria
Helvetic Republicin 1798became a battlefield of the French Revolutionary Wars. In the First Battle of Zürichon 4 June– 7 June 1799, French general André Massénawas forced to yield the city to the Austrians under Archduke Charles and retreated beyond the Limmat, where he managed to fortify his positions, resulting in a stalemate.
During the summer, Russian troops under general Korsakov replaced the Austrian troops, and in the
Second Battle of Zürich, the French regained control of the city, along with the rest of Switzerland.
* [http://www.demisoldepress.com/images/map023.jpgMap of the battle]
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