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Battle of Mobekk
Part of Dano-Swedish War of 1808–09
DateMay 18, 1808
LocationMobekk, Norway
Result Swedish victory
Belligerents
 Sweden Denmark Denmark–Norway
Commanders and leaders
Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt Bernhard Ditlef von Staffeldt
Strength
300 men 800 men
Casualties and losses
34 269


The Battle of Mobekk was fought between Swedish and Norwegian troops on May 18, 1808 in the Dano-Swedish War of 1808–09. The outpost of about 300 men protecting the main army under Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt was attacked by 800 Norwegian troops under Bernhard Ditlef von Staffeldt. The Swedes won after several hours of fighting and 34 men dead and wounded, the Norwegians lost 269 men.

References

  • Carl Fredrik Meijer (1867). Kriget emellan Sverige och Danmark, åren 1808 och 1809. O. L. Lamm. pp. 103–105.
  • Harold Oscar Prytz (1867). Historiska upplysningar om Svenska och Norska arméernas regementer och kårer jemte flottorna under ledning. Eklund. p. 509.
  • Ernst von Vegesack (1840). Svenska arméens fälttåg uti Tyskland och Norrige åren 1805, 1806, 1807 och 1808. L.J. Hjerta. pp. 110–110.

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