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Battle Name : Maida [Santa Eufemia]

Date(s) : 04 July 1806

Part of :French War of the Third Coalition

Outcome : A victory for British Forces over French Forces [Army of Italy]

Land battle : Sea battle : Air combat : Seige :

Summary : British infantry under General Stuart, sent from Sicily to support planned rebellion in Southern Italy met and defeated French forces under Reynier. The victory was gained by disciplined musketry followed by a bayonet charge. The victory was squandered by Stuart's failure to follow up and allowing Reynier time to reorganize and reassert control.

Location : Maida in Calabria, Southern Italy

In modern day : Italy

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