Attack on Patna

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Attack on Patna
Part of 3rd Carnatic War
Seven Years War
Date: 24 June 1763
Location: Patna, Bihar
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: approx 24.167566°N 88.271581°E
Result: temporary seizure of the city
British East India Company Mughal Empire
William Ellis, Company Agent
Capt Peter Carstairs, Bengal European Regiment
Mir Kasim
300 European troops
2,500 Native troops

This was an event during the 3rd Carnatic War

British Forces


Entries in the Dictionary of Indian Biography 1906
Mir Kasim (????-1777)

External Links

The Patna Crisis Google Books
Patna Crisis
Attack on Patna Google Books
Seizure of Patna

Historical Books on-line

A Narrative of the Transactions in Bengal from 1760 to 1764 by Henry Vansittart 1766 (Google Books)
The Diaries of Three Surgeons of Patna 1763 edited by Walter K Firminger 1909 (