Capture of Annantpore

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Capture of Annantpore
Part of 2nd Mysore War
Date: 12 February 1783
Location: Anandapuram, Karnataka
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 14.070197°N 75.211515°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Major Campbell
Capt Wiliam M'Culloch
Tipu Sultan
600 Europeans
2,000 sepoys
220 killed
180 prisoners

Spelling Variants

Modern nameAnandapuram/Anantapur
Variants: Annantpore/Annantapoor

Company forces

M'Culloch's detachment

Campbell's detachment

External Links

Anglo-Mysore Wars Wars Wikipedia
2nd Mysore War Wikipedia

Historical books on-line

Remarks of the Most Important Military Operations of the English Forces on the Western Side of the Peninsular of Hindoostan in 1783 and 1784 Letters from J.M. (John Moodie) 1788 Capture of Annantpore