Battle of Chirgong

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Battle of Chirgong
Part of
Date: 11 April 1841
Location: Chirgaon, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 25.566560°N 78.816860°E
Result: Fort captured
East India Company Jaghirdar of Chirgong
See Lists of Forces 50 horse
250 foot

Field Force

900 Infantry Bundelkund Legion
400 Cavalry Bundelkund Legion
180 (3 coys) Gwalior Contingent
85 (1 coy) 13th Native Infantry
Two 9 pounders & one howitzer of the Contingent
Two 66 pounders of the Legion


3 coys 52nd Native Infantry
1 troop 8th Cavalry (Capt Barbor)
Two 18 pounders & two mortars (Capt Pepper)

External Links

Google Books - Siege of Chirgong
Chirgong - Gazetteer 1857