Battle of Famars


Battle of Famars

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


caption=
date=23 May, 1793
place=Northern France
result=Coalition victory
combatant1=flagicon|France French Republic
combatant2=flagicon|Habsburg MonarchyHabsburg Austria
flagicon|Hanover|1692 Hanover
flagicon|UK|1606 Great Britain
commander1=General Lamarche
commander2=The Duke of York
strength1=27,000
strength2=53,000
casualties1=3,000 killed or wounded,
300 captured,
17 cannons lost,
14 ammunition wagons,
3 standards lost
casualties2=ca 1,100 killed or wounded

The Battle of Famars was fought during the War of the First Coalition, between French forces under General Lamarche and Allied forces (Austrian, Hanoverian, and British) under The Duke of York. The battle was fought near the village of Famars in northern France, and ended in a victory for the Allies.

References

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


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