Battle of Alighur

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Battle of Alighur
Part of 2nd Maratha War
Date: 4 September 1803
Location: Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 27.893754°N 78.068142°E
Result: British victory
Combatants
East India Company Marathas
Commanders
General Gerard Lake General Perron
Strength
2,000 cavalry
5,000 infantry
2,000 infantry
Casualties
260 killed and wounded

Biographies

Entries in the Dictionary of Indian Biography 1906
Gerard Lake (1744-1808)

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Aligarh
Variants: Alighur/Aligurh/Allygurh/Alliegurh

External Links

History of the Marathas Google Books
Heritage History - Maratha Wars www.heritage-history.com
Aligarh Fort Wikipedia
Battle of Aligarh Wikipedia
Allygurh Gazetteer 1857

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