Battle of Schweinschädel

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The Battle of Schweinschädel (Alexander von Bensa, 1866)

The Battle of Schweinschädel was a minor engagement of the Austro-Prussian War of 1866, during the Königgrätz/Sadowa campaign in Bohemia on 29 June.

Having won at the Battle of Nachod and Skalitz, General von Steinmetz pushed his Prussian force on to confront and defeat the Austrian commander Festetics at Schweinschädel.

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