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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