Battle of Samana Ridge

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Saragarhi was a communication relay post between Fort Lockhart and Fort Gulistan (also known as Fort Cavagnari) in the Samana Range.

Battle of Samana Ridge
Part of Tirah Campaign 1897-98
Date: 15 August-14 September 1897
Location: Samana Range, Kohat District, NWF
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 33.54444°N 70.939227°E
Result: Forts relieved
Combatants
East India Company Afridi & Orakzai tribesmeni tribesmen
Commanders
Maj Gen Yeatman-Biggs CB
Strength
Casualties

Samana Garrison

Lieut-Col John Haughton commanding

External Links


Fort Lockhart location