Action on the March to Jugdulluk

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Action on the March to Jugdulluk
Part of 1st Afghan War 1839-42
Date: 29 October 1841
Location: Jugdulluk, Afghanistan
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 34.427737°N 69.760313°E
Result: British losses
British & Indians Ghilzai tribesmen
Maj-Gen Sir Robert Sale

This was an event during the 1st Afghan War
For context see main article General Sale's March from Kabul to Jalalabad


General Sale's brigade left Tezin on 26 October and reached Seh Baba mostly unmolested. They moved forward on 28 October experiencing continual attacks on the rearguard until they reached Kutta Sung. On 29 October skirmishing continued all day as they approached Jugdulluk. By the time a halt was called 29 had been killed and 91 wounded.

External Links

History of the War in Afghanistan Google Books

Historical books on-line

Sale's Brigade in Afghanistan - The March to Jugdulluk by Rev. G.R.Gleig 1846 (Google Books)