Napoleons First Italian campaign

Battle of Millesimo
Attaque du château de Cossaria, 13 avril 1796. Campagne d'Italie (1796-1797)
1796 Apr 13

Battle of Millesimo

Millesimo, Italy
The French lost 700 men in their fruitless attacks on 13 April. Provera's 988 men suffered only 96 killed and wounded, but the remainder became prisoners of war. The surrender of the castle allowed the French offensive to continue.