Siege of Arrah

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Siege of Arrah
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 26 July-3 August 1857
Location: Arrah, Bhojpur, Bihar
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 25.559827°N 84.667483°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Mr Herwald Wake
Koer Singh
8 Europeans
60 Sikhs of Rattray's Police Battalion
2,000 Sepoys

Relief Force

160 men of HM 5th Fusiliers and 3 guns
under Major Vincent Eyre

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Siege of Arrah
Relief of Arrah Google Books

Recommended Reading

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

Arrah Location
Survey 1920-1946