Battle Of Chillianwala

The battle of the Second Sikh War was fought on 13th January 1849, notorious in early Victorian Britain and India for the conduct of Brigadier Pope’s brigade of light cavalry Combatants at the Battle of Chillianwallah: British troops and Indian troops of the Bengal Presidency against Sikhs of the Khalsa, the army of Punjab. Commanders at the Battle of Chillianwallah: Major General Sir Hugh Gough against the Sikh general, Shere Singh. Size of the armies at the Battle of Chillianwallah: 12,000 British and Bengalis with 66 guns against 35,000 Sikhs with 65 guns.


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