Saturday, November 10, 2012

Campaign Move 11 – End of Piedmont Campaign

 Move 11 - 1200 to 1600 12 April 1796

Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at Alessandria

By nightfall Beaulieu is in full retreat to the north

Bonaparte orders 3rd and 6th divisions to pursue the Austrians
He will march on Turin with h 4th and 5th divisions.

On 16 April 1796 Colli surrenders Turin.

Bonaparte has achieved a remarkable victory over the combined Sardininian and Austrian army and has forced the Austrians to abandon eastern and central Italy.

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