Battle of Itaparica

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Battle of Itaparica
Part of the Brazilian War of Independence
Date January 7 to 9, 1823
Location In the Island of Itaparica in Bahia, Brazil
Result Brazilian victory
Belligerents
 Empire of Brazil Flag of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves.svg Kingdom of Portugal
Strength
3,257 soldiers [1]
2 Gunboats
1,200 soldiers [2]
2 Brigs[2]
1 schooner[2]
1 barque[2]
35 gunboats and other smaller vessels[2]
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Battle of Itaparica was fought in the then province of Bahia, from 7 January to 9 January 1823, between the Brazilian Army and Armada and the Portuguese Army and Navy during the Brazilian War of Independence.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rodrigues, José Honório. Independência: Revolução e contra-revolução - As Forças Armadas. Rio de Janeiro: F. Alves, 1975, p.218
  2. ^ a b c d e f Rodrigues, José Honório. Independência: Revolução e contra-revolução - As Forças Armadas. Rio de Janeiro: F. Alves, 1975, p.215