Battle of Meeanee

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This was one of the actions in the Sind Campaign

Battle of Meeanee
Part of Sind Campaign
Date: 17 February 1843
Location: Miani, Sindh, Pakistan
Presidency: Bombay
Co-ordinates: 25.433333°N 68.43333°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Talpurs
Gen Sir Charles Napier Mir Nasir Khan Talpur
Hosh Mohammad Sheedi
500 European troops
1,700 Native troops
12 guns
20 officers
250 men
5,000 men
18 guns


After the retreat from the Residency in Hyderabad, Napier attacked the Talpur forces north of the city and defeated them.

Named casualties

External Links

Battle of Miani Wikipedia
Battle at Meeanee Google Books
Entry for Meeanee Gazetteer 1857
Battle plan Maps FCIT
Sir Charles Napier Craig Thornber

Historical books on-line

  • A Gazetteer of the Province of Sind by A W Hughes 1876 Battle of Meeanee
  • "Explanation of the Battle of Meeanee" by Major-General Sir William Napier, page 66 Papers on subjects connected with the duties of the Corps of Royal Engineers Volume 10 (old series) 1849 Google Books