Battle of Kolding (1644)

Battle of Kolding
Part of the Torstenson War
(a theater of the Thirty Years' War)
Date9 January 1644
LocationKolding, Denmark
ResultSwedish victory
Belligerents
 Sweden Denmark
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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