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Battle of Mainz
Part of the French Revolutionary War
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Reconnaissance during the French siege of Mainz, 1795
Date29 October 1795
LocationMainz, present-day Germany
Result Austrian victory
Belligerents
France First French Republic Habsburg Monarchy Habsburg Austria
Commanders and leaders
François Ignace Schaal Count Clerfayt
Strength
33,000 ca 27,000
Casualties and losses
3,000 killed or wounded,
1,800 captured,
138 cannons lost
1,400 killed or wounded,
200 captured

The Battle of Mainz was fought on 29 October 1795 during the French Revolutionary Wars, between France and Austria. The battle was fought near the city of Mainz now in western Germany and ended in an Austrian victory.

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  1. Biographisches lexikon des kaiserthums Oesterreich: Enthaltend die lebensskizzen der denkwürdigen personen, welche seit 1750 in den österreichischen kronländern geboren wurden oder darin gelebt und gewirkt haben, Band 11, Constant von Wurzbach, K. K. Hof- und staatsdruckerie, Wien 1864.
  2. Geschichte des 1. Grossherzoglich hessischen Infanterie- (Leibgarde-) Regiments, Ausgabe 115 der Ausgaben 1621-1899, Carl Christian Röder von Diersburg (Freiherr.), E. S. Mittler 1899.
  3. Die reiter-regimenter der k.k.österreichischen armee, Andreas Thürheim (Graf.), F.B. Geitler, 1862.

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