Battle of Lumptee

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Battle of Lumptee
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 29 August 1858
Location: near Amorah, Fyzabad, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.770762°N 82.381910°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Capt Garrard
Lieutenant Fawkes RN
Rajah of Gondah
500+ 300 sepoys
1,900 irregulars
150 sowars
4 guns

This was one of the events of the Trans-Gogra Campaign


The account describes this action taking place at Lumptee from which the British retired to Amorah.

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External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire website
Naval Brigade account Google Books

Recommended Reading

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