Battle of Nujjuffghur

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Battle of Nujjuffghur
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 25 August 1857
Location: Najafgarh, Delhi
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: approx 28.616671°N 76.98334°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Brig-Gen John Nicholson Bakht Khan
16 guns
13 guns
60 killed & wounded 800

This event was part of the Delhi Campaign during the Indian Mutiny

Field Force

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Najafgarh
Variants: Nujjuffghur/Nuzzufghur/Nudjufghur/Nujuj Guhr

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Battle of Najafgarh Wikipedia
Action at Nujjuffghur Google Books
John Nicholson Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Historical books on-line

Lives of Indian Officers Vol II by John William Kaye 1867 Nicholson's account

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548