Relief of Shahjehanpore

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Relief of Shahjehanpore
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 11 May 1858
Location: Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 27.876786°N 79.907457°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Col Hall (defence force)
Brig John Jones (relief force)

Defence Force

  • One wing of 82nd Foot
  • Lt de Kantzow's Irregular Horse
  • A few artillerymen
  • 4 guns

Relief Force

External Links

The British Empire - Indian Mutiny 1857-58
Google Books - Battle at Shajahanpur
Wikipedia - Shahjahanpur

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548