- Battle of Würzburg
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=The Battle of Würzburg
French Revolutionary Wars
3 September 1796
Würzburg, present-day Germany
combatant2=flagicon|Holy Roman EmpireAustria
The French army advanced against what they thought to be an isolated Austrian division under Szataray. Jourdan's plan was to attack Szataray with the divisions of Bernadotte and Championnet, with the divisions of Bonnault and Grenier in reserve. The early morning mist however enabled the Archduke Charles to bring up the division Hotze as a reinforcement to Szataray, effectively undoing what Jourdan thought to be a great numerical superiority for the French.
Even more so as the division of Elsnitz was north of the battlefield tying up the much larger force under Lefebvre, which eventually didn't enter the battle and Austrian engineers were laying pontoon bridges over the
Mainin order to let the remainder of the Austrian army cross the river. The French attacked the Austrian position without success until the Austrian divisions of Kray and Wartensleben arrived and drove the French of the field.
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