History List Of Finnish War Battles

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List of every major Finnish War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Finnish War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Finnish War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Finnish War list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Finnish War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

Battles include everything from Battle of Pyhäjoki to Battle of Kauhajoki.
Battle of Alavus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of Finnish War Battles
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Battle of Alavus

The Battle of Alavus took place on 17 August 1808 in the vicinity of the town of Alavus, as part of the Finnish War. The Finnish army, under the command of general Carl Johan Adlercreutz defeated a smaller Russian force and drove it southwards. It was the last in a string of Swedish successes during the summer of 1808, and marked the turning point in the war. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Alavus, Finland

Part of: Finnish War


Battle of Grönvikssund

The Battle of Grönvikssund was fought between Sweden and Russia during the Finnish War 1808-09. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Kustavi, Finland

Part of: Finnish War

Battle of Jutas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Finnish War Battles
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Battle of Jutas

The Battle of Jutas was fought on September 13, 1808 between Swedish and Russian troops south of Nykarleby in Ostrobothnia, Finland. Before the battle the Swedish army was in retreat after the campaign of the previous summer. The main Swedish force was retreating from Vaasa to Nykarleby. The Russians sent a force to cut off the Swedish retreat. In response the Swedes sent a force under Georg Carl von Döbeln to intercept them. The battle ended in a Swedish victory, but the main Swedish army was beaten in the Battle of Oravais the very next day. The battle has become legendary due to Johan Ludvig Runeberg's epic poem Döbeln at Jutas. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Nykarleby, Finland

Part of: Finnish War

Commanders: Georg Carl von Döbeln

The Battle of Kauhajoki was fought between Swedish and Russian troops on August 10, 1808. After the important Swedish victory at the Battle of Lapua the force under the command of Georg Carl von Döbeln defeated a Russian force near Kauhajoki, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Nummijärvi, Kauhajoki, Finland

Part of: Finnish War

Commanders: Johan August Sandels, Georg Carl von Döbeln

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