Actions from Gundamak to Tezeen

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Actions from Gundamak to Tezeen
Part of 1st Afghan War 1839-42
Date: 9-11 September 1842
Location: Jegdalek, Afghanistan
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 34.427737°N 69.760313°E
Result: British victory
British & Indians Ghilzai tribesmen
Maj Gen John McCaskill A number of Ghilzie chiefs

This was an event during the 1st Afghan War
For context see main article The Army of Retribution March to Kabul


Leaving Gundamak on 8 September, the 2nd Brigade of Pollock's army fought a series of engagements with the Ghilzie tribes between Soorkhab and Jugdulluk on 9, 10 and 11 September.

Field Force

2nd Division under Maj Gen John McCaskill

External Links

1st Afghan War Wikipedia
History of the War in Afghanistan Google Books
McCaskill's despatch Google Books