Bengal Army Regiments

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Overall Strength

In 1851 the Army of Bengal had the following contingents:

  • 3 Brigades of Horse Artillery
  • 1st Brigade: 3 European and 2 Native Troops
  • 2nd Brigade: 3 European and 1 Native Troops
  • 3rd Brigade: 3 European and 1 Native Troops
  • 6 Battalions of European Foot Artillery (4 Companies each)
  • Engineer Corps
  • 11 Regiments of Light Cavalry
  • 2 Regiments of European Fusiliers

74 Regiments of Native Infantry

  • 3 Regional Corps
  • Regiment of Khelat-i-Ghizie
  • Regiment of Loodianah
  • Regiment of Ferozepore
  • 18 Regiments of Irregular Cavalry
  • 5 Regiments of Punjab Cavalry
  • 5 Regiments of Punjab Infantry
  • 4 Sikh Infantry Corps in the Punjab
  • Corps of Guides at Lahore
  • 21 Regional Contingents
  • 1 Calcutta Battalion
  • 1 Ramghur Battalion
  • 1 Hill Ranger Battalion
  • 1 Nusseree Battalion
  • 1 Sirmoor Battalion
  • 1 Kemaoon Battalion
  • 2 Assam Battalions
  • 1 Mhairwarrah Battalion
  • 1 Arracan Battalion
  • 1 Hurreeana Battalion
  • 2 Regiments of Oude Infantry
  • 1 Battalion of Sylhet Infantry
  • 2 Bheel Corps
  • 1 Malwa Corps
  • 1 Meywar Corps
  • 1 Corps of Sebundee Sappers and Miners
  • 1 Camel Corps
  • 1 Shekhawattee Brigade
  • Gwalior Contingent
  • 1 Artillery Corps
  • 2 Cavalry Regiments
  • 7 Infantry Regiments
  • Imperial Contingents of Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry
  • Malwa
  • Bhopal
  • Khotah
  • Joudpore

Cavalry

Regular Cavalry Regiments

Regiments raised during the Mutiny

Punjab Irregular Force

Infantry

Regular Infantry Regiments

The numbering adopted in this list is that of the 1824 reorganisation. The regiments generally kept these numbers until the Indian Mutiny in 1857.

Local Infantry Units

Punjab Irregular Force

Other Regiments raised during the Mutiny

Artillery

Engineers