Siege of Delhi 1857 - The Sammy House

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Siege of Delhi 1857 - The Sammy House
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 23 June 1857
Location: Sabzi Mandi, Delhi
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 28.695409°N 77.188615°E
Result: British captured rebel strong point
Combatants
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Commanders
Brigadier Showers
Strength
Casualties
38 killed
118 wounded

This event was part of the Delhi Campaign during the Indian Mutiny

External Links

Siege Map Google Books
Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Siege of Delhi Wikipedia
Capture of the Sammy House Google Books
Stephen Garvin's VC Wikipedia
John McGovern's VC Wikipedia

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548
"The Last Mughal" by William Dalrymple 2006 ISBN 9780747587272 10987654

Red Fort Plan 1906