Battle of Kroppenhof

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Battle of Kroppenhof
Part of the Polish–Swedish War (1621–1625)
Date November 28, 1621
Location Kroppenhof, Livonia (Latvia)
Result Polish–Lithuanian victory
Belligerents
Herb Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Naval Ensign of Sweden.svg Swedish Empire
Commanders and leaders
Slepowron.svg Aleksander Gosiewski Samuel Cockburn
Strength
500-600 men 850 men
Casualties and losses
very few 280 killed
7 banners

The Battle of Kroppenhof was fought during the Polish–Swedish War (1621–1625), between Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Swedish Empire in November 28, 1621. Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Aleksander Gosiewski defeated the Swedish forces commanded by Samuel Cockburn.

References[edit]

  • http://www.radoslawsikora.republika.pl/materialy/kropimojza.pdf (in Polish)
  • Jan Kunowski, Ekspedycja Inflantska 1621 Roku, w opracowaniu Wojciecha Walczaka i Karola Łopateckiego, Białystok 2007
  • Sveriges krig 1611-1632, Bd II „Polska Kriget” Appendix II, Stockholm 1936
  • Barkman Bertil C., Lundkvist Sven, Kungl. Svea Livgardes historia III:1, Stockholm 1936