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Battle Of Salicha
The Battle of Salicha was a clash between Polish insurgent forces and units of the Imperial Russian Army
Imperial Russian Army
during the January Uprising. It took place on May 26, 1863 near the village of Salicha (Salikha), Russian Empire
Russian Empire
(the village now lies in Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukraine). Insurgent forces were commanded by Edmund Rozycki, and the battle ended in Polish victory. Edmund Rozycki, a talented Polish military officer, was tasked with carrying the uprising into Volhynia, Podolia
Podolia
and Ukraine, former provinces of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Rozycki agreed, on the condition that Jozef Wysocki
Jozef Wysocki
of Warsaw’s National Government provides military support from eastern Galicia. On May 8, 1863, Rozycki together with his party marched from Zytomierz, and headed westwards, to Galicia, hoping to meet reinforcements along the way
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Battle Of Krasnobród (1863)
Krasnobród pronounced [krasˈnɔbrud] is a small town in Lublin Voivodeship, Poland. It is located near the Roztocze National Park and Krasnobród Landscape Park. The Wieprz River flows through the town. Points of interest include an old church and a former Dominican monastery in Krasnobród-Podklasztor and a landscape park with an old manor in Krasnobród-Podzamek (sanatorium for children now).Contents1 History1.1 The age of partitions 1.2 World War II2 Tourism 3 See also 4 NotesHistory[edit] The name of the town comes from the Old Polish krasny bród, which in English means "beautiful ford". According to records, in the mid-16th century the village of Krasnobród was owned by the noble Lipski family. In either 1572 or 1576, it received town charter. At that time, Krasnobród was located near the boundary between Chełm Land of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland (part of its Ruthenian Voivodeship), and the Bełz Voivodeship
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Battle Of Rybnica
The Battle of Rybnica, one of many clashes of the January Uprising, took place on October 20, 1863, near the village of Rybnica, which at that time belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland. A party of 650 Polish insurgents, commanded by Dionizy Czachowski, clashed with a 500-strong detachment of the Imperial Russian Army. The clash ended in rebel victory; Russian losses were estimated at app. 50–60 killed, while Poles lost 27 killed and 30 wounded. On October 20, Czachowski and his party crossed the Vistula
Vistula
river, and headed northwards. News of the insurgent unit presence reached the town of Staszow, in which stationed a Russian garrison of infantry and dragoons. Russian commandant, Major Chuti, decided to set a trap for the marching insurgents, near the village of Rybnica, where the road went along the bottom of a valley. Russians took positions on the top of a hill, at the edge of a forest. Russian attack began at app
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Battle Of Lututów
The Battle of Lututow
Lututow
was a clash between Polish rebel forces and units of the Imperial Russian Army. It took place during the January Uprising, on June 15, 1863, near the village of Lututow, which at that time belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland. Rebel forces, commanded by Antoni Korotynski were defeated by the Russians. Polish forces numbered some 120 kosynierzy, and the battle resulted in complete annihilation of Korotynski’s unit, as 64 rebels were killed and 46 were wounded. Bodies of the rebels were buried in a mass grave at the local cemetery. Location of the battle is marked by two large crosses and boulders. Sources[edit]Stefan Kieniewicz: Powstanie styczniowe. Warszawa: Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1983. ISBN 83-01-03652-4.This article about a battle in Polish history is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eThis article about a battle in Russian history is a stub
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Battle Of Kobylanka
The Battle of Kobylanka, one of many skirmishes of the January Uprising, took place on May 1 and May 6, 1863, in the Kobylanka Forest, located near the village of Borowiec, which at that time belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland. A Polish insurgent party of some 800, under Antoni Jezioranski, clashed here with a 1000-strong unit of the Imperial Russian Army. On April 28, an insurgent party from Galicia, commanded by General Jasinski crossed Austrian - Russian border near the village of Ruda Rozaniecka. Russian Army Colonel Georgi Mednikov, who was military commandant of Janow Lubelski
Janow Lubelski
County, decided to send a detachment towards Ruda. Altogether, Russian unit consisted of 1000 soldiers, including infantry, uhlans, Cossacks, border guards and two cannons. On May 1 the Russians, led by Major Ivan Sternberg, attacked Jasinski and his men. The insurgents were well-armed, but did not have enough ammunition
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Battle Of Krzykawka
Battle of Krzykawka was a military engagement that took place during the January Uprising
January Uprising
on May 5, 1863, between Russian forces and Polish insurgents and foreign (French and Italian) volunteers allied with them. It took place close to the village of Krzykawka near Olkusz. The Polish forces were led by general Józef Miniewski and included the Italian Garibaldi Legion
Garibaldi Legion
under the command of Francesco Nullo
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Battle Of Birże
The Battle of Biržai
Biržai
was a series of skirmishes during the January Uprising. They took place on May 7–9, 1863, in the area of Lithuanian town of Biržai, which at that time belonged to the Kovno Governorate of the Russian Empire. Rebel forces from former Grand Duchy of Lithuania, commanded by Zygmunt Sierakowski, clashed here with the Imperial Russian Army. In early May 1863, Sierakowski and his men tried to break through Russian cordon to Courland, where a maritime transport with weapons was announced. Rebel forces concentrated in Biržai
Biržai
and Medeikai, were attacked by the Russians
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First Battle Of Ignacewo
The First Battle of Ignacewo was one of many clashes of the January Uprising. It took place on May 8, 1863, near the village of Ignacewo, which at that time belonged to Russian Empire’s Congress Poland. Insurgent forces commanded by Edmund Taczanowski
Edmund Taczanowski
and Andrzej Brunner clashed with a 2,000-strong detachment of the Imperial Russian Army. The battle ended with Russian victory, and Poles lost some 160 men. Taczanowski altogether had 1,100 men under his command, including 500 infantry riflemen, 550 kosynierzy and 50 cavalry, together with 3 cannons. The insurgents camped in a village of Ignacew, with their positions reinforced by abatis and a rampart. Russian detachment had some 2,000 men, commanded by General Brunner. Their initial attack was repelled, but after some time, the Russians found a passage across local swamps, and clashed with weak left wing of the Poles
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Battle Of Huta Krzeszowska
The Battle of Huta Krzeszowska
Huta Krzeszowska
was one of many clashes of the January Uprising. It took place on May 11, 1863, near the village of Huta Krzeszowska, which at that time belonged to Russian Empire’s Congress Poland. Insurgent forces commanded by Antoni Jezioranski and Jozef Smiechowski clashed with a detachment of the Imperial Russian Army. The battle ended with Russian victory, after which Poles had to retreat to the nearby Austrian Galicia. Sources[edit]Stefan Kieniewicz: Powstanie styczniowe. Warszawa: Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1983. ISBN 83-01-03652-4.This article about a battle in Polish history is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eThis article about a battle in Russian history is a stub
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Battle Of Miropol
The Battle of Miropol took place on May 16–17, 1863, near the town of Miropol, Volhynia, Russian Empire, during the January Uprising. A unit of 850 Polish rebels under General Edmund Rozycki
Edmund Rozycki
clashed with a cavalry regiment (300 Cossacks) of the Imperial Russian Army, commanded by Captain Kaznakow. The battle ended in Russian victory. In early spring 1863, the January Uprising, which began on the territory of Russian-controlled Congress Poland, spread over to western provinces of the Russian Empire, the so-called Western Krai, or Ziemie Zabrane (Stolen Lands). In Samogitia, the rebellion was led by Zygmunt Sierakowski and Rev
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Battle Of Horki
The Battle of Horki was a series of three clashes between Polish-Lithuanian insurgent forces and units of the Imperial Russian Army during the January Uprising. It took place between May 17–25, 1863 in the village of Horki near Kobryn, Russian Empire
Russian Empire
(now Belarus). Insurgent forces were commanded by Romuald Traugutt. In late April 1863, an insurgent unit consisting of volunteers from the area of Kobryn
Kobryn
concentrated near Horki. It had almost 200 men, including 32 civil servants from Kobryn, who joined the insurrection. The party, commanded by Romuald Traugutt, was quickly noticed by Imperial Russian authorities, which decided to act. On May 17, 1863, Traugutt carried out an ambush, in which a Russian detachment of infantry and Cossacks
Cossacks
was destroyed. The Russians retreated, losing 70 men, and their commandant, Colonel Ehrnberg, sent for reinforcements
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First Battle Of Chruślina
The First Battle of Chruslina
Chruslina
was a clash between Polish insurgent forces and units of the Imperial Russian Army
Imperial Russian Army
during the January Uprising. It took place on May 30, 1863 near the village of Chruslina, which at that time belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland. Insurgent forces, commanded by Marcin Borelowski and Zygmunt Koskowski (altogether 180 men) fought off a Russian detachment
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Battle Of Nagoszewo
The Battle of Nagoszewo
Nagoszewo
was a clash between Polish rebel forces and units of the Imperial Russian Army
Imperial Russian Army
during the January Uprising. It took place on June 2–3, 1863 near the village of Nagoszewo, which at that time belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland. Rebel forces, commanded by Maksymilian Broniewski fought off three columns of Russian troops. The rebels were reinforced by local peasants, who joined them. After the clash, the Russians murdered 110 residents of Nagoszew, and the village was burned
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Battle Of Ossa
The Battle of Ossa, one of many clashes of the January Uprising, took place on July 10, 1863, near the village of Ossa, which at that time belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland. An insurgent unit under Ludwik Zychlinski clashed with a detachment of the Imperial Russian Army. Polish forces numbered well over 1,000 men (200 zouaves, 300 riflemen, 600 kosynierzy and additional 200 insurgents who lacked any weapons). They camped at Ossa, and began their military exercises, when on July 10, 1863 at 6 p.m., were attacked by the Russians. The attack was fought off by the zouaves, who, with support of the kosynierzy, managed to break Russian positions. The Russians retreated towards Nowe Miasto nad Pilica, leaving behind 28 bodies. Polish losses were 4 dead and 16 wounded. Sources[edit]Stefan Kieniewicz: Powstanie styczniowe. Warszawa: Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1983. ISBN 83-01-03652-4.This article about a battle in Polish history is a stub
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Battle Of Pyzdry (1863)
The Battle of Pyzdry, one of many skirmishes of the January Uprising, took place on April 29, 1863, near the town of Pyzdry, which at that time belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland. 1200 Polish insurgents under Edmund Taczanowski
Edmund Taczanowski
and Alojzy Oranowski clashed here with 1500 soldiers of the Imperial Russian Army. The battle ended in Polish victory. Pyzdry, a town in historic Greater Poland, was at that time located in western part of Congress Poland, near the border with Kingdom of Prussia’s Province of Posen. The uprising did not reach this part of Prussia, but Poznan, where Poles were in the majority, supported the uprising with volunteers, weapons, money, uniforms and equipment. Colonel Edmund Taczanowski, himself a resident of Province of Posen and former soldier of the Prussian Army, organized a rebel unit near Pleszew, and crossed the border into Congress Poland
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Battle Of Komorów
The Battle of Komorow, one of many clashes of the January Uprising, took place on June 20, 1863, near the village of Komorow (now Swietokrzyskie Voivodeship), which at that time belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland. An insurgent unit under Zygmunt Jordan clashed with a detachment of the Imperial Russian Army. The battle ended in Russian victory. On June 20, 1863, insurgent unit of Zygmunt Jordan crossed the Vistula, the river which marked the border between Austrian Galicia and Congress Poland. Polish insurgents were divided into two columns. One was attacked by Russian infantry near the village of Gace. Several Poles died, and the survivors retreated to Galicia. Second column (350 infantry and 50 cavalry) clashed with Russians in the folwark of Komorow. Since the detachment of the Imperial Russian Army was much stronger and better equipped than the insurgents, Polish forces were pushed back towards the Vistula, and then to Galicia
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