Battle of the Alte Veste
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|Battle of Alte Veste|
|Part of the |
The Alte Veste in 1705, by Johann Alexander Boener.
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|Commanders and leaders|
15,419 cavalry in 39 regiments and 263+ companies
|Casualties and losses|
1,400 killed or wounded
The Battle of the Alte Veste was a significant battle of the
In the late summer of 1632 the army of Swedish King
The Imperial Army's ranks swelled as Wallenstein moved to stop the Swedes' advance at Nuremberg. Repeatedly, Gustav Adolf formed for battle and challenged Wallenstein to come out of his fortified camp, but was refused. As the supply situation continued to worsen, the impetuous King grew desperate.