Battle of Bunkagaon

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Battle of Bunkagaon
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 8 October 1858
Location: Baragaon, Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 28.050007°N 80.14104°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Brig Thomas Seaton Khan Ali Khan
513 cavalry
1,201 infantry
161 gunners
6 guns
4 guns
300 killed
2 guns


Field Force

  • No 7 Light Field Battery
One 24-pounder howitzer and five 9-pounders
71 British and 90 Native troops

Spelling Variants

Modern Name: Baragaon
Variants: Bunkagaon/Bun-ka-gaon/Buragaon

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Sir Thomas Seaton's dispatch Google Books
Buragaon Gazetteer 1857

Recommended Reading

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