Battle of Gwalior 1858

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Battle of Gwalior 1858
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 19 June 1858
Location: Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.229876°N 78.16924°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel sepoys
Sir Hugh Rose Tatya Tope
Rao Sahib


After the advance units of the rebels were driven back at the Battle of Kota-ki-Serai Sir Hugh Rose arrived and engaged the enemy before Gwalior on 19 June. The British pursued the rebels through the streets of Lashkar, the new city, and overran the old city at the base of Gwalior Fort. An attack on the main gate was successful and the fort also fell.

Gwalior location
Survey map 1920-1946

External Links

William Waller's VC Wikipedia
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh Wikipedia

Historical books on-line