Battle of Pollilore 1781

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Battle of Pollilore 1781
Part of 2nd Mysore War
Date: 27 August 1781
Location: Pallur, near Arakkonam, Tamil Nadu
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 12.957016°N 79.677343°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Mysore
Lt Gen Sir Eyre Coote Hyder Ali
11,000 80,000
421 killed and wounded 2,000

Spelling Variants

Modern name:Pullalur
Variants: Pollilore/Polilur/Pollilur/Polliloor

External Links

Mysore Wars Heritage History
Wikipedia - Anglo-Mysore Wars Wars Wikipedia
2nd Mysore War Wikipedia
Battle of Pollilore Google Books
Obelisks at Pullalur

Historical books on-line

History of the Madras Army Vol II - Coote's despatch by Lt-Col W J Wilson 1882 (