Battle of Kolding (1644)

Battle of Kolding
Part of the Torstenson War
(a theater of the Thirty Years' War)
Date9 January 1644
Location
ResultSwedish victory
Belligerents
Sweden SwedenDenmark Denmark-Norway
Commanders and leaders
Robert DouglasFredrik von Buchwaldt
Strength
1,600 cavalry
Militia

The Battle of Kolding (Slaget ved Kolding) was a battle between Swedish and Danish cavalry near the Danish seaport of Kolding. The encounter occurred during the Torstenson War towards the end of the Thirty Years' War. Danish forces made a defensive stand only to be overran. It was a decisive victory for the Swedish forces and by the end of January 1644 the Jutland peninsula was in their possession. [1]

References

  1. ^ "Slaget ved Kolding". koldinghus.dk. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
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