Battle of Kumeyki

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Battle of Kumeyki
Part of the Pawluk Uprising
Date December 16, 1637
Location Kumeyki in modern Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine
Result Decisive Polish victory
Belligerents
Herb Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth insurgent Cossacks
Commanders and leaders
Herb Pilawa.jpg Mikołaj Potocki Pavel Pavluk
Strength
4,000 men
6 artillery pieces
18,000 men
8 artillery pieces
Casualties and losses
150 killed
350-1,000 wounded
6,000 killed

The Battle of Kumeyki was fought during the Pawluk Uprising between the Polish forces and insurgent Cossacks on December 16, 1637. The Polish army under the command of Mikołaj Potocki defeated Cossacks commanded by Pavel Pavluk.

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