Battle of Lower Nepaul Range

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Battle of Lower Nepaul Range
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 28 March 1859
Location: Butwal, Nepal
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 27.704097°N 83.453975°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Col R.D.Kelly
Capt J.F.Stafford
Capt R.Renny

Capt Stafford's Column

7th Punjab Infantry
HM 13th Light Infantry (92 men) under Lieut Gilbert

Capt Renny's Column

3rd Sikh Infantry
HM 13th Light Infantry (92 men) under Capt Peel

Picket Chain

Royal Artillery Field Battery under Maj Henry
HM 13th Light Infantry (remainder of wing) under Lt Col King
HM 34th Regiment under Lt Col Simpson
Jat Horse under Capt Jackson
HM 70th Regiment & Pathan Horse under Lieut Vivian

Recommended Reading

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

External Links

The British Empire - Indian Mutiny 1857-58
Google Books - Col Kelly's Despatch
Google Books - Capt Renny's Despatch
Google Books - Capt Stafford's Despatch