Occupation of Kirwee

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Booty siezed at Kirwee was the subject of the Banda and Kirwee Prize Money case.

Occupation of Kirwee
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 6 June 1858
Location: Karwi, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 25.226659°N 80.899555°E
Result: British occupied the town
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Maj Gen George Whitlock Narrain Rao
Madho Rao

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Karwi
Variants: Kirwee

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Kirwee Google Books
Life of Whitlock incl Occupation of Kirwee on Jeremy Archer's family history site