Actions at Dilkusha and Martiniere

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Actions at Dilkusha and Martiniere
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 14 November 1857
Location: Dilkusha, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.812800°N 80.901300°E
Result: British success
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Sir Colin Campbell

This was part of the Events at Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny


After Colin Campbell's action at Alambagh the relief force moved forward to take Dilkusha Park and La Martiniere College.

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire website
Siege of Lucknow Wikipedia
Dilkusha Kothi Wikipedia
Actions on 14th November Google Books
Shannon's Naval Brigade at Dilkusha Google Books

Recommended Reading

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