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Battle of Dargo
Part of the Caucasian War
Date1845
LocationDargo, Dagestan
Belligerents
Thirdimamateflag.svg Caucasian Imamate  Russian Empire
Commanders and leaders
Imam Shamil
Strength
10,000
Casualties and losses

984 killed (including 3 generals),[1] 2,753 wounded[2]

179 missing [3]


The Battle of Dargo was a battle fought in 1845 between the Russian Empire and the Caucasian Imamate. It was the single bloodiest event of the Caucasian War and most spectacular victory of Imam Shamil over the Russians.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Political Thought and Political History, Moshe Gammer, page 80
  2. Political Thought and Political History, Moshe Gammer, page 80
  3. Political Thought and Political History, Moshe Gammer, page 80
    • Baddeley, John Frederick (1908). The Russian conquest of the Caucasus. Routledge. ISBN 978-0700706341. 

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