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Gwalior Fort.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 26.229876°N 78.16924°E
Altitude: 196 m (643 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Gwalior
State/Province: Madhya Pradesh
Country: India
Transport links
North Central Railway
Gwalior Light Railway

Gwalior was the the administrative headquarters of Gwalior District during the British period. It now includes the former city of Lashkar which was the capital of Gwalior princely state.

Military history

External links

Historical books online

  • "Sindhia’s or Gwalior Territories" page 371 The Bengal and Agra Annual Guide and Gazetteer for 1842 Volume II Google Books
  • General Sir Richard Meade and the Feudatory States of Central and Southern India; a record of forty-three year's service as Soldier, Political Officer and Administrator by Thomas Henry Thornton 1898 Born 1821, Sir Richard served in the Bengal Army from 1838 for nearly twenty years. At the outbreak of the Indian Mutiny he was Brigade-Major of the Gwalior Contingent which mutinied. He later raised Meade’s Horse. Subsequently in 1859 he was appointed Political Agent at Gwalior, then two years later Governor-General’s Agent for the States of Central India, the first of several important posts, involving many confidential matters, finally retiring in March 1881.
  • Morar, Gwalior page 370 Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Sanitary State of the Army in India : with Abstract of Evidence, and of Reports Received from Indian Military Stations 1864
  • Central India State Gazetteer Series. Compliled by Captain C E Luard, Superintendent of Gazetteer in Central India.This series consisted of 1. Gwalior State 2. Indore State 3. Bhopal State 4. Rewah State 5. Western States (Malwa) 6. Eastern States (Bundelkhand). Published 1907-1908., Digital Library of India Collection.
Gwalior State Gazetteer Volume I Text and Tables, Vol I, Part II: Atlas, Vol I, Part III Village List, Vol I, Part IV Photographs, the latter poor quality.