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Lines of Stollhofen

Battle Name : Lines of Stollhofen

Date(s) : 22 May 1707 - 23 May 1707

Part of : The War of the Spanish Succession ,

Outcome : A victory for French Army over Austrian Imperial Army

Type of battle : Land


The Austrians under the Margrave of Bayreuth, were holding a strong defensive line. But Marshall Villars launched a diversionary frontal attack at dawn while a strong column outflanked the defences. The Imperial forces were totally routed, strong points such as Rastadt, which was occupied on the 24th, were not contested. By the 8th June the French were in Stuttgart.