Battle of Zahal

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Battle of Zahal
Part of the Khmelnytsky Uprising
Date June 17-June 18, 1649
Location Zahal, Belarus
Result Polish victory
Belligerents
Herb Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Herb Viyska Zaporozkogo (Alex K).svg Zaporozhian Cossacks
Commanders and leaders
Herb Bogoria.jpg Władysław Wołłowicz Ilja Hołota 
Strength
1,200 3,000
Casualties and losses
216 killed and wounded 1,600 killed and wounded

Battle of Zahal (June 17-June 18, 1649) was a battle of the Khmelnytsky Uprising. Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Władysław Wołłowicz defeated the Ukrainian Cossack forces under the command of Ilja Hołota, who was killed in battle.

References[edit]

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