Battle of Urzoo

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Battle of Urzoo
Part of 2nd Afghan War 1878-80
Date: 23 April 1880
Location: 6 miles SE of Ghazni, Afghanistan
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: approx 33.487323°N 68.499243°E
Result: British victory
British & Indians Various Afghan tribes
Lt Gen Sir Donald Stewart
Brig-Gen Charles Palliser
"a strong column" 2-3,000

External Links

Battle at Urzoo and Shalez The Afghan Wars: 1839-42 and 1878-80 By Archibald Forbes 1892 Google Books

General Stewart's March to Kabul

Actions fought on this march:
Ahmad Khel – Urzoo

General Browne's March from Peshawar to Gandamak – General Roberts' March to Ali Kheyl – General Stewart's March to Kandahar
General Roberts' March to Kabul – General Stewart's March to Kabul – General Roberts' March from Kabul to Kandahar
Part of the 2nd Afghan War