Siege of Seringapatam 1792

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Siege of Seringapatam 1792
Part of 3rd Mysore War
Date: 7 February-18 March 1792
Location: Seringapatam, Karnataka
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 12.418346°N 76.695989°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Lord Cornwallis Tipu Sultan
22,000 British & Native troops
86 guns
List of troops
350 20,000
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Cornwallis besieged Seringapatam from the 7th February 1792 until the Treaty of Seringaptam was agreed on the 18th March. During the siege actions occured at various locations including an attack on the post at Carigat Hill and the storming of the Eadgah Redoubt (or Bastion - part of the Seringapatam lines).

External Links

Wikipedia - Anglo-Mysore Wars
Wikipedia - 3rd Mysore War
Google Books - Cornwallis' Despatches
Wikipedia - Srirangapatnam, Karnataka