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
Adgaon, Akola District, India
21°04'49"N 76°56'37"E
Result British victory
British East India Company Maratha Confederacy
Commanders and leaders
Arthur Wellesley Raghoji II Bhonsle
Daulat Rao Scindia


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

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