Battle of Begum Kothi (Lucknow)

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Battle of Begum Kothi (Lucknow)
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 11 March 1858
Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh]
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.850791°N 80.939643°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Sir Colin Campbell Nana Sahib

This was part of the Events at Lucknow in the Oude Campaign during the Indian Mutiny


Colin Campbell leading the Army of Oude returned to recapture Lucknow. A major action took place at Begum Kothi during which Major William Hodson of Hodson's Horse was killed.

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire website
Capture of Lucknow Wikipedia
Attack on Begum Koti Google Books
Hodson's death Wikipedia
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Wikipedia

Recommended Reading

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