2nd Maratha War

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2nd Maratha War
Chronological list of Wars and Campaigns
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East India Company Maratha Empire
Result: British victory
Medals: Army of India Medal 1799-1826
Clasps: Allighur, Battle of Delhi, Assaye, Asseerghur, Laswarree, Argaum, Gawilghur, Defence of Delhi, Battle of Deig, Capture of Deig
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The British became involved in a power struggle within the Maratha government partly to counter increasing French influence. The Marathas were defeated at a series of battles by Lord Lake and Arthur Wellesley and the Treaties of Deogaon and Anjangaon ceded large areas of territory to the British.


Entries in the Dictionary of Indian Biography 1906:

External links

Historical books online

A History of the Mahrattas, Volume II of a 1921 two volume reprint edition by James Grant Duff. Revised annotated edition with an Introduction by S M Edwardes, late of the Indian Civil Service. (Volume I) Archive.org.