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Battle Name : Kars

Date(s) : 29 September 1855 - 26 November 1855

Part of : The Crimean War ,

Outcome : A victory for Russian Force over Turkish garrison

Type of battle : Land


The Turkish garrison of Kars under Sir William Fenwick Williams repelled a determined Russian attack on Sept 29th, but was then beseiged by Gen. Muraviev and finally had to capitulate due to starvation before a relief force sent by Omar Pasha from Sevastopol could arrive.