10-11 July, 1809
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Danube Campaign Battles Map
by the French after the defeat at Wagram,
Archduke Charles made
a strong rearguard stand at Znaim.
Marmont took up the cudgels, but his Bavarian troops
were driven off by the Austrians.
was to follow as more and more Austrian reinforcements arrived
and Marmont found himself facing serious odds up against
40,000 of Charles' troops.
was only the overnight arrival of Marshal
Massena and Napoleon
Bonaparte himself, that saved him.
resumed the next morning and the French succeeded in pinning
the Austrians to allow for the killing blows that would
come from the fast-arriving corps of Marshals Davout
and Oudinot. Casualties
on both sides were about 6000 men each.
his situation, Charles requested a truce and negotiated
a four-week armistice with Bonaparte.
Treaty of Schonbrunn,
signed on 14 October, marked the official end of hostilities.