Ragamuffin War

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Ragamuffin War

Charge of the Cavalry by Guilherme Litran [pt] depicting the Riograndense army.
DateSeptember 20, 1835 – March 1, 1845
Southern Brazil

Peace treaty between both parties

  • The Riograndense Republic is dissolved and reintegrated into the Empire.
Commanders and leaders
10,000 soldiers[1] 20,000 soldiers[1]
Casualties and losses
3,000 killed[1]
Theater of war map in 1839

The Ragamuffin War (Portuguese: Guerra dos Farrapos or Revolução Farroupilha) was an uprising that began in southern Brazil. It started in the province (current state) of Rio Grande do Sul in 1835.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Treece, Dave (2000). Exiles, Allies, Rebels. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 9780313311253. ("Brazil's Indianist Movement, Indigenist Politics, and the Imperial Nation-state").

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