Battle of Koorai

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Battle of Koorai
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 25 October 1858
Location: Khurai, Madhya Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 24.04056°N 78.333245°E
Result:
Combatants
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Commanders
Maj-Gen John Michel Tatya Tope
Strength
600 cavalry
1,100 infantry
8 guns
Casualties

Field Force

1st Column

Total 629 men

2nd Column

Total 1,190 men
Grand total 1,819 men

Spelling Variants

Modern name:Khurai
Variants: Koorai/Kurai

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Michel's dispatch Google Books
Sir John Michel ODNB