Mutiny at Nusseerabad

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Mutiny at Nusseerabad
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 28 May 1857
Location: Nusseerabad, Ajmer, Rajasthan
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.297436°N 74.735731°E
Result: British flight to Ajmer
1st Bombay Lancers 30th Native Infantry
15th Native Infantry
Jellalabad Battery of Native Artillery
Major Spottisood & Cornet Newberry killed
Colonel Penny, Bombay Lancers, died of apoplexy
Lieut Lock & Capt Hardy badly wounded


The two native infantry regiments mutinied and seized the artillery. The Lancers charged them but were unable to retake the guns. They therefore escorted the women and children to Beawar. The rebels were able to march away in the direction of Delhi.

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire

Historical books on-line

"Narrative of the Indian mutinies of 1857" Mutiny at Nusseerabad Google Books
"The Indian Empire Vol II" by R Montgomery Martin Mutiny at Nusseerabad