Battle of Pułtusk (1703)

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Battle of Pułtusk
Part of Great Northern War
Battle of Pultusk, 1703. The Swedish army upper left, Saxon army upper right. The final battle at the bridge, low center.
Battle of Pultusk, 1703. The Swedish army upper left, Saxon army upper right. The final battle at the bridge, low center.
Date April 20, 1703 (O.S.)
April 21, 1703 (Swedish calendar)
May 1, 1703 (N.S.)
Location Pułtusk, Poland
Result Swedish victory
Belligerents
Naval Ensign of Sweden.svg Swedish Empire  Saxony
Commanders and leaders
Charles XII Adam Heinrich von Steinau
Strength
3,200 cavalry[1] 3,500 cavalry[1]
Casualties and losses
60:[2]
20 killed,
40 wounded
1,300:[3]
500 killed,
800 captured


The Battle of Pułtusk took place on April 21, 1703 in Pułtusk during the Great Northern War. The Swedish army under the command of Charles XII defeated the Saxon army under Adam Heinrich von Steinau.

Charles goes on to take Thorn in December.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tucker, S.C., 2010, A Global Chronology of Conflict, Vol. Two, Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, LLC, p. 691. ISBN 9781851096671
  2. ^ Sundberg (2010). Sveriges krig 1630-1814. p. 223.
  3. ^ Fr. Rudolf Antoni, Fälttåget i Polen, 1703. Berlingska boktryckeriet 1915. p. 34.

Coordinates: 52°43′00″N 21°06′00″E / 52.716667°N 21.100000°E / 52.716667; 21.100000