Second Siege of Ulsan

Second Siege of Ulsan
Part of the Imjin War
Datelate October - 2 November 1598
Location
Result Japanese victory
Withdrawal of Ming and Korean forces
Belligerents
Joseon and Ming dynasty Toyotomi Hideyoshi's Japanese army
Commanders and leaders
Ma Gui
Gim Eungseo
Katō Kiyomasa
Strength
Ming:
24,000[1]
Joseon: 5,500[1]
10,000[2]
Casualties and losses
? 2,000+[3]

The allied army, number 29,500 men, laid siege to Tosan near Ulsan in late October. The fortress was too heavily fortified to attempt an assault, however a series of engagements did occur around the area, resulting in more than 2,000 Japanese casualties. Allied forces lifted the siege on 2 November. Katō Kiyomasa's men departed for Japan on 14 December 1598.[3]

Citations[]

  1. ^ a b Hawley 2005, p. 524.
  2. ^ Turnbull 2002, p. 217.
  3. ^ a b Swope 2009, p. 268.

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