Battle of Werbicze

The Battle of Werbicze (or Werbka) was fought during the Palej Uprising between the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and the insurgent Cossacks on February 4, 1703. Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Józef Potocki defeated the Cossacks forces which were supported by the Moldavian cavalry.

Battle of Werbicze
Part of the Palej Uprising
DateFebruary 4, 1703
Location
Result Polish–Lithuanian victory
Belligerents
Herb Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth insurgent Cossacks supported by Moldavian cavalry
Commanders and leaders
POL COA Pilawa.svg Józef Potocki
Strength
1,500-3,500 3,000
Casualties and losses
Very light more than 1,500 killed

ReferencesEdit

  • Marek Wagner, Walki polsko-kozackie na prawobrzeżnej Ukrainie w latach 1702-1704 {w} STUDIA I MATERIAŁY DO HISTORII WOJSKOWOŚCI Tom XL, Białystok 2003.