Battle of Ahwaz

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Battle of Ahwaz
Part of Persian War
Date: 1 April 1857
Location: Ahwaz, Khūzestān, Iran
Presidency: Bombay
Co-ordinates: 31.333333°N 48.500000°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Persian army
Lt Gen Sir James Outram Shah-zadeh
300 infantry
Two 24 pounder howitzers
About 9,000 cavalry & infantry

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Ahvaz
Variants: Ahwaz/Akwaz

External Links

Anglo-Persian War Wikipedia
Seizure of Ahvaz Google Books
James Outram Dictionary of National Biography
Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI - Action atAhwaz