Move 39 – 1200 8 September 1796
Wurmster has ordered his 1st, 2nd and 4th divisions to cross the river Minico and attack 4th and 5th French divisions at Lonato.
3rd Austrian division has reached the river Minicio opposite.
Bonaparte is approaching Mantua with 3rd division. He orders 6th divison to prepare to attack Mantua before 3rd Austrian division can resupply the city.
Meanwhile 4th and 5th French divisions must hold Lonato against the three Austrian divisions of Wurmster.