Battle of Nuggur

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Battle of Nuggur
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 29 April 1858
Location: 7 miles from Amorah, Fyzabad, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.770762°N 82.381910°E
Result: British victory
Detachment of the Sarun Field Force and Pearl Naval Brigade Rebel Sepoys
Major Cox

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

Field Detachment

HMS Frigate Pearl

  • 96 Naval Brigade

Sarun Field Force

  • 156 HM Light Infantry
  • 65 Bengal Yeomanry Cavalry
  • 292 Gurkhas
  • 47 Sikhs
  • 2 guns
  • One 24 pounder rocket tube

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Battle of Nuggur Google Books
Col Rowcroft's dispatch Google Books
Amorah Gazetteer 1857

Recommended Reading

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

Amorah Location
Survey 1920-1946