Siege of Gaeta (1815)

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Siege of Gaeta
Part of the Neapolitan War
Date28 May – 8 August 1815
Gaeta, present-day Italy
Result Anglo-Austrian victory
 Austrian Empire
 United Kingdom
 Kingdom of Naples
Commanders and leaders
Joseph Freiherr von Lauer Maresciallo di Campo Alessandro Begani
2,500 2,000
Casualties and losses
277 killed or wounded 238 killed
1,762 captured

The siege of Gaeta of 1815 was a three-month siege of the city of Gaeta by Austrian forces during the Neapolitan War. The Austrians were reinforced by Royal Navy ships. On 8 August 1815 the city capitulated.


Coordinates: 41°13′00″N 13°34′00″E / 41.2167°N 13.5667°E / 41.2167; 13.5667