Battle of Betwa River

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Battle of Betwa River
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 1 April 1858
Location: Betwa River, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 25.397890°N 78.698212°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Sir Hugh Rose Tatya Tope
Betwa River near Jhansi
Sir Hugh Rose

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Battle of Betwa River Google Books
Captain James Leith VC Google Books
James Leith's VC Wikipedia

Historical books on-line

London Gazette 10 August 1858. General Rose's account of the battle.


Central India map Imperial Gazetteer of India Vol 26 Atlas 1909

Recommended Reading

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