Mutiny at Neemuch

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Mutiny at Neemuch
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 3 June 1857
Location: Neemuch, Madhyah Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 24.25°N 74.91°E
Result: Mutiny
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Colonel Abbott
No European troops 72nd Native Infantry
Wing of 1st Bengal Native Cavalry


On the mutiny of the two native regiments, Col Abbott and the European officers defended by a wing of the 7th Gwalior Regiment held out in the fort for three hours. Before the rebels could make a serious assault, fifteen officers, three ladies and three children fled to a small fort at Jawud about twelve miles away. Major Burton in command of a force of 1,500 men sent to protect Jawud arrived and took the fugitives to his camp. Next day and advance was made towards the rebels but there had moved off in the direction of Agra.

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire

Historical Books on-line

Annals of the Indian Rebellion 1857-58 Vol I by Noah Alfred Chick Mutiny at Azimgurh

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548