Battle of Imambara

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Battle of Imambara
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 14 March 1858
Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 80.9345978°N 80.9345978°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Brig Gen Thomas Franks 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 the Hah Najaf Imambara.

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire website
Capture of Lucknow Wikipedia
Attack on the Imambara Google Books
Shah Najaf Imambara Mosque

Recommended Reading

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