Battle of Amorah 25 April 1858

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Battle of Amorah 25 April 1858
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 25 April 1858
Location: Amorah, Fyzabad, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: approx 26.770762°N 82.381910°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Col Francis Rowcroft
Captain E. S. Sotheby RN
4 guns
Amorah Location, Survey 1920-1946

This was one of the events of the Trans-Gogra Campaign


The account describes this action taking place at Jamoulee a few miles from Amorha.

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Amorha
Variants: Amorah

Recommended Reading

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

External Links

The British Empire - Indian Mutiny 1857-58
Google Books - Battle of Amorah
Amorah - Gazetteer 1857