Battle of La Martinière

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Battle of La Martinière
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 9 March 1858
Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.83937°N 80.96252°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Sir Colin Campbell Nana Sahib
La Martiniere College

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 La Martiniere College.

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire website
Capture of Lucknow Wikipedia
Storming of La Martiniere - Campbell's despatch Google Books
La Martiniere Ames Library image

Recommended Reading

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