Battle of Argaon

The Battle of Argaon (also known as Battle of Argaum) took place on 29 November 1803, between the British under the command of Major-General Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) and the forces of Bhonsle of Berar and Scindia of Gwalior.

Battle of Argaon
Part of the Second Anglo-Maratha War

Plan of the Battle of Argaon
Date28 November 1803
Location
Adgaon, Akola District, India
21°04'49"N 76°56'37"E
Result British victory
Belligerents
British East India Company Maratha Confederacy
Commanders and leaders
Arthur Wellesley Raghoji II Bhonsle
Daulat Rao Scindia
Strength
11,000

40,000

  • 30,000 cavalry
  • 10,000 infantry
Casualties and losses
345[1] 5,000+[2]

Share this article:

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Battle of Argaon, and is written by contributors. Text is available under a CC BY-SA 4.0 International License; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.