Battle of Wimpfen
|Battle of Wimpfen|
|Part of the |
Battle of Wimpfen, painting by
showing the magazine explosion
|Commanders and leaders|
Of which 404 are cavalry.Two 60 pounder guns, One 70 pounder, 20 of a mixture of 3, 5, 6 and 8 pounders and 6 "newly cast' guns and 9 half culverins
Approx: 15, 650+
8,700 infantry, 900 cavalry, seven 12 pounders and 1 half culverin with Tilly.5,200 infantry, 850 cavalry and five 8 pounders with Spanish.
|Casualties and losses|
In the Bohemian revolt phase of the Thirty Years' War, the
When General Tilly moved the Catholic League army from Bavaria towards the
By early May, the forces of
Late on May 5, the Protestant troops, coming from the southwest, crossed a small creek (called Böllinger Bach) near the village of Obereisesheim (de) and formed up in battle lines.