Battle of Belwar Fort

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Battle of Belwar Fort
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 2-5 March 1858
Location: Bilwa, near Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: approx 26.599934°N 83.716658°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Col Rowcroft
1,000 7,000


Bilwa location
Survey map 1920-1946

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 British Empire website
Battle at Belwar Google Books
Belwar - Gazetteer 1857 Google Books
Naval Brigade at Belwa W L Clowes - Google Books

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548
"My Indian Mutiny Diary" by WH Russell 1967 ISBN 0527781207