Occupation of Dubhoy

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Occupation of Dubhoy
Part of 1st Maratha War
Date: 18-20 January 1780
Location: Dabhoi, Gujarat
Presidency: Bombay
Co-ordinates: 22.12947°N 73.417539°E
Result: Annexation of territory
East India Company Marathas
General Thomas Goddard Fateh Singh Gaikwad

This was an event during the 1st Maratha War

Gujarat Campaign

This was General Goddard's operation to reduce Maratha possessions south of the Tapti river. The major action was the capture of Dabhoi which was occupied when the enemy evacuated it overnight. A treaty was signed with the Gaikwad on 23 January.


Entries in the Dictionary of Indian Biography 1906
Thomas Goddard (1740?-1783)

External Links

History of the Marathas Google Books
Maratha Wars Heritage History
1st Maratha War Wikipedia
Campaign in Gujarat Google Books

Historical books on-line

History of the Mahrattas, Volume 2 by James Grant Duff 1863 (Google Books) Capture of Dubhoy