Battle of Carumbé

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Battle of Ibiraocaí
Part of Portuguese conquest of the Banda Oriental
Date 1816
Location Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Result Portuguese victory
Belligerents
Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves Banda Oriental
Commanders and leaders
Joaquim de Oliveira José Artigas
Strength
800 men 850 cavalry
500 infantry
150 indians
Casualties and losses
Unknown 500 men killed

The Battle of Carumbé (Portuguese: Batalha de Carumbé), (Spanish: Batalla de Carumbé) was a battle fought between an army of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves and the rebel forces of José Artigas commanded by himself. The battle resulted in a decisive Portuguese victory, as Artigas' plans to invade Brazil were permanently ruined.

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