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|partof=[[:Category:1st Afghan War|1st Afghan War 1839-42]]
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|date=8 September 1842  
|date=8 September 1842  
|location= Afghanistan
|location= [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/AF/18/Mazinah.html Mazinah], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinwar_District Shinwar District], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nangarhar_Province Nangahar Province], Afghanistan
|co-ordinates= [http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ll=34.2092,70.4861&z=15&t=h&hl=en 34.2092°N 70.4861°E] 
|result=British victory  
|result=British victory  

Revision as of 15:11, 26 April 2010

Actions at Mazeena
Part of 1st Afghan War 1839-42
Date: 8 September 1842
Location: Mazinah, Shinwar District, Nangahar Province, Afghanistan
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 34.2092°N 70.4861°E
Result: British victory
British & Indians
Brig Gen Monteath

British Force

  • Five 9 pounder guns
  • One 24 pound howitzer
  • 50 Sapper and Miners
  • One squadron 1st Light Cavalry
  • Seven Companies HM 31st regiment
  • Seven Companies 33rd Native Infantry
  • Seven Companies 53rd Native Infantry
  • Ferris' Corps of Jezailchis

External Links

Wikipedia - 1st Afghan War
Somerset Record Office - 1st Afghan War
Google Books - History of the War in Afghanistan
Google Books - Action at Mazeena
Google Books - Monteath's Despatch