Battle of Kauhajoki

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Battle of Kauhajoki
Part of Finnish War
Date August 10, 1808
Location Kauhajoki, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland
Result Swedish victory
Belligerents
 Sweden  Russia
Commanders and leaders
Georg Carl von Döbeln Schepeljeff
Strength
about 2.000 about 2.000
Casualties and losses
Around 62 killed and wounded 150–450 killed and wounded

The Battle of Kauhajoki was fought between Swedish and Russian troops on August 10, 1808. After the important Swedish victory at the Battle of Lapua the force under the command of Georg Carl von Döbeln defeated a Russian force near Kauhajoki, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland.

References[edit]

  • Ruismäki, Liisa (1987). Kauhajoen historia: esihistoriasta vuoteen 1918. Jyväskylä: Kauhajoen kunta ja seurakunta. pp. 395–398. ISBN 951-99888-2-3.