15-16 October, 1793
the French recruits found themselves up against a more experienced
foe and were forced to retire.
However, General Jourdan
regrouped and the next day surrounded Saxe-Coburg's left
wing and drove it backwards.
to retreat, the Austrians ended their siege of Maubeuge
with a loss of 3000 men. The French suffered 5000 casualties.