19 April 1809
Napoleonic Guide's Suggested
Danube Campaign Battles Map
battle of Tengen, near Hausen-Tengen, was a lost chance
for the Austrians to destroy the isolated III Corps of Marshal
Archduke Charles believed
Davout and his 28,000 to still be at Ratisbon and was moving
to concentrate his forces to surround them.
experienced French Marshal, however, moved quickly to avoid
the trap but found himself up against Field Marshal Prince
Hohenzollern's III Corps of 28,000 troops.
repeatedly asked for reinforcements from Charles, but for
some reason the Austrian commander failed to heed his increasingly
relatively equal numbers the Austrians were roughly handled
by Davout's corps, which pushed past Hohenzollern and linked
up with the main French army near Abensberg.
sides suffered around 4000 casualties.