Battle of Münchengrätz

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Battle of Münchengrätz
Part of Austro-Prussian War
Eduard Clam-Gallas.jpg
The Austrian commander Eduard Clam-Gallas
Date 28 June 1866
Location Mnichovo Hradiště, Bohemia, modern day Czech Republic
Result Prussian victory
Belligerents
Kingdom of Prussia Prussia Austrian Empire Austria
Commanders and leaders
Prince Frederick Charles
Karl Eberhard von Bittenfeld
Eduard Clam-Gallas
Strength
14,000
18 guns
20,000
Casualties and losses
46 killed
279 wounded
16 captured
Total 341
2,000 (estimated)

The Battle of Münchengrätz (German: Schlacht bei Münchengrätz) or Battle of Mnichovo Hradiště (Czech: Bitva u Mnichova Hradiště) was fought near Mnichovo Hradiště, modern day Czech Republic, on 28 June 1866 during the Austro-Prussian War. It ended in a Prussian victory over the Austrian Empire.

References[edit]

  • Heinz Helmert; Hans-Jürgen Usczeck: Preußischdeutsche Kriege von 1864 bis 1871 - Militärischer Verlauf. 6. überarbeitete Auflage, Militärverlag der deutschen demokratischen Republik, Berlin 1988, ISBN 3-327-00222-3
  • German General Staff, Campaign of 1866 in Germany Battery Press, Nashville 1994