Military List Of Indian rebellion of 1857 Battles

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List of every major Indian rebellion of 1857 battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Indian rebellion of 1857 battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Indian rebellion of 1857, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Indian rebellion of 1857 list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Indian rebellion of 1857 battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

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Battle of Agra

The Battle of Agra was a comparatively minor but nevertheless decisive action during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Indian rebels attacked a column of British troops which had relieved a garrison at Agra, but although they surprised the column, they were defeated and dispersed. This allowed the British to establish communications across all of Northern India, and to concentrate troops for the vital Relief of Lucknow. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Agra, India

Part of: Indian Rebellion of 1857

Combatants: East India Company

Commanders: David Petraeus


Battle of Aong

The Battle of Aong took place on July 15, 1857, during the Indian rebellion of 1857, between the East India Company forces and Nana Sahib's forces. The East India Company forces under the command of General Sir Henry Havelock were advancing to Kanpur, which had been besieged by Nana Sahib, supported by the rebel Company sepoys. Nana Sahib had earlier sent an army to check the advance of General Havelock to Kanpur, but it was defeated by Havelock's forces at Fatehpur on July 12. Nana Sahib then sent another force under the command of his brother, Bala Rao. On July 15, the British forces under General Havelock defeated Bala Rao's army in the Battle of Aong, just outside the Aong village. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: India

Part of: Indian Rebellion of 1857

Combatants: East India Company


Battle of Badli-ki-Serai

The Battle of Badli-ki-Serai was fought early in the Indian Rebellion of 1857, or First War of Indian Independence as it has since been termed in Indian histories of the events. A British and Gurkha force defeated a force of sepoys who had rebelled against the British East India Company. The British victory allowed them to besiege and ultimately capture Delhi. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Delhi, India

Part of: Indian Rebellion of 1857

Combatants: Kingdom of Great Britain, Mughal Empire

Commanders: Mirza Mughal

The Battle of Chinhat was fought on the morning of June 30, 1857, between British forces and Indian rebels, at Ismailganj, near Chinhat, Oude. The British were led by The Chief Commissioner of Oude, Sir Henry Lawrence. The insurgent force, which consisted of mutineers from the East India Company's army and retainers of local landowners, was led by Barkat Ahmad, a mutineer officer of the Company's army. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Lucknow, India

Part of: Indian Rebellion of 1857

Combatants: East India Company

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