To the north of Klosewitz a small force attempts to delay the invading Altsteiners.
The Eisenburg-Essling force consists of the Eisenburg Musketeers,a company of the Ostburg Regiment and a squadron of Kazinskys Uhlans.
The Altsteiners have two full regiments of infantry with a company of grenadiers and a squadron of hussars.They intend to sweep aside the defenders.
The Eisenburg Regiment is arrayed on the high ground facing the approaching enemy.
However there is not enough time to dig in.
The Hecksheim Regiment arrives.
The Hecksheimers take casualties from long range musketry and the battalion gun.
An Eisenburg company withdraws before they are overwhelmed.
The centre company take serious casualties before falling back.
The Altstein Grenadier company advance against the hamlet.
And overwhelm the defenders with firepower.
A squadron of Kazinskys Uhlans cover the retreat.
The Altsteiners have now pushed well forward.
The Eisenburg Regiment regroups to hold off the invaders.
The attempt to delay the Altstein army failed although casualties were quite light on both sides.
The town of Klosewitz was taken the next day while von Esslings forces are still not concentrated.