Battle of Tournay


Battle of Tournay

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Tournay
partof=the French Revolutionary Wars
campaign=War of the First Coalition


caption=
date=22 May, 1794
place=Tournay, Belgian
result=Coalition victory
combatant1=flagicon|France French Republic
combatant2=flagicon|Habsburg Monarchy Habsburg Austria
flagicon|UK|1606Great Britain
flagicon|Hanover|1692 Hanover
commander1=Charles Pichegru
commander2=Prince Josias of Coburg
strength1=ca 45,000
strength2=ca 28,000
casualties1=5,500 killed or wounded,
450 captured,
7 cannons lost
casualties2=3,000 killed or wounded

The Battle of Tournay was fought on 22 May 1794 in the Belgian province of Hainaut on the Schelde River (about 80 km southwest of Brussels) between French forces under General Pichegru and Coalition forces (Austrian, British, and Hanoverian troops) under Prince Josias of Coburg, in which the Coalition forces was victorious.

References

* Smith, D. "The Greenhill Napoleonic Wars Data Book". Greenhill Books, 1998.


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