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Battle of Żarnów
Part of Second Northern War / The Deluge
Date September 6, 1655
Location Żarnów
Result Swedish victory
Belligerents
Flag of Sweden.svg Swedish Herb Rzeczpospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Commanders
Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie
Gustaf Otto Stenbock
John II Casimir
Strength
600 cavalry

4500 infantry
400 dragoon
40 artillery pieces

6000 Wojsko kwarciane

900 dragoon
3000-4000 pospolite ruszenie

Casualties and losses
1 000


The Battle of Żarnów was fought on September 6, 1655 between forces of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth commanded by John II Casimir on one side, and on the other Swedish forces commanded by Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie and Gustaf Otto Stenbock. Swedish victory.

Swedish units

1. Fab. Berns Dragoon
2. Drottningens Reiter
3. Fältm. Wittenbergs Reiter
4. Wirtz Infantry
5. Fersen Infantry
6. Fältm. Wittenbergs Reiter
7. Liv Reiter
8. Königsmarcks Reiter
9. Västerbottens regemente Infantry (Cappelen)
10. Närke Infantry (Essen)
11. Hälsinge regemente Infantry (Karl Spare)
12. Königsmarcks Reiter
13. Lantgr. Fr. av Hessen Reiter
14. Upplands Reiter
15. Hälsinge regemente Infantry (Karl Spare)
16. Smalands Infantry (Irwing)
17. Upplands Reiter
18. Fab. Berns Dragoon
19. Smalands Reiter
20. Smalands Infantry (Irwing)
21. Smalands Reiter
22. Sinclers Reiter
23. Ridderhielms Reiter
24. Västmanlands regemente Infantry (Drakenberg)
25. Böddeker Reiter
26. Västöga Infantry (Scheiding)
27. Pretlach Reiter
28. Gr. Pontus De la Gardie Reiter
29. Yxkull Reiter
30. Agermanland Infantry
31. Engels Reiter
32. Taubes Reiter

Total: 6000 cavalry
4500 infantry
400 dragoon
40 artillery pieces

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth units

6000 Wojsko kwarciane
900 dragoon
3000-4000 pospolite ruszenie from:
Leczy, Kuyavia, Sieradz, Masovia

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