Battle of Jamoulee 17 April 1858

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Battle of Jamoulee 17 April 1858
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 17 April 1858
Location: Amorah, Fyzabad, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.770762°N 82.381910°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Col F Rowcroft
Captain E S Sotheby RN
1,010 2,000 sepoys
1,000 irregulars
100 sowars
4 guns
Amorah Location, Survey 1920-1946

This was one of the events of the Trans-Gogra Campaign
The British camp was at Amorah but the battle was near the village of Jamoulee about three miles distant.

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Not found
Variants: Thamowlee/Jamoulee/Jahmoulee

Recommended Reading

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

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire wensite
Capt Sotheby's Despatch Google Books
Col Rowcroft's Despatch Google Books
Amorah Gazetteer 1857