Siege of Delhi 1857 - Idgah Battery

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Siege of Delhi 1857 - Idgah Battery
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 17 June 1857
Location: Shahi Idgah Colony,Delhi National Capital Region
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 28.65361°N 77.205845°E
Result: Successsful British attack
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Col Henry Tombs

This event was part of the Delhi Campaign during the Indian Mutiny

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
Siege of Delhi Wikipedia
Attack on Idgah Battery Google Books
Henry Tombs Wikipedia
Siege Map Google Books

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548
"The Last Mughal" by William Dalrymple 2006 ISBN 9780747587272 10987654

Red Fort Plan 1906