Battle of Charasia

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Battle of Charasia
Part of 2nd Afghan War 1878-80
Date: 6 October 1879
Location: Caharasyab, Kabul, Afghanistan
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 34.416292°N 69.133499°E
Result: British victory
British & Indians Various Afghan tribes
Lt Gen Frederick Roberts Nek Mohammed Khan
3,800 British & Indian troops 12,000 Regular Afghan troops & tribesmen

External Links

2nd Afghan War 1878-80 The British Empire
2nd Anglo-Afghan War Garen Ewing
Regiments in the 2nd Afghan War Garen Ewing
Charasia 1879 The British Empire
The Battle of Charasiab British
General Roberts' account of the battle Google Books

Recommended Reading

"Road to Kabul" by Brian Robson 1986 ISBN 1862271968

General Roberts' March to Kabul

Actions fought on this march:
Charasia – Killa Kazee – Takht-I-Shah – Asmai Heights – Siege of Sherpur Cantonment – Kabul

General Browne's March from Peshawar to Gandamak – General Roberts' March to Ali Kheyl – General Stewart's March to Kandahar
General Roberts' March to Kabul – General Stewart's March to Kabul – General Roberts' March from Kabul to Kandahar
Part of the 2nd Afghan War