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  Battles : Battles of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars : French Revolution : Napoleonic Wars :
Battles : Battles of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars : French Revolution : Napoleonic Wars :
The following are descriptions of battles fought during the Napoleonic and Revolutionary Wars.
There are details on the commanders, troop numbers and what happened during the course of the various battles.
www.napoleonguide.com /battle.htm   (72 words)

 Battle of Assaye@Everything2.com
The Battle of Assaye was a defining moment for the British in India.
Assaye signalled the start of Wellesley's distinguished career, and proved to his jealous rivals in India that he was more than capable of handling the task of pushing British control ever further north.
For its part in the battle, the 78th battalion were henceforth known as the "Saviours of India".
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The Mahratta War was one of the most important in a series of small wars and campaigns which ended with the acquisition of the whole of India by the British Crown.
The fortified village of Assaye was now on his right flank, and sited there, a large concentration of artillery protected by a mass of cavalry.
The Regiment has carried the Assaye Colour ever since and when it is trooped on Assaye Day it is carried to the parade by the Quartermaster in memory of Quartermaster Grant who fought so gallantly.
www.army.mod.uk /rhf/regimental_history/assaye.htm   (795 words)

  Battle of Assaye - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Assaye occurred September 23,1803 near the village of Assaye in south-central India.
It was one of the decisive battles of the Second Anglo-Maratha War.
Baji Rao was defeated by Holkar at the battle of Poona (25 October 1802).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Battle_of_Assaye   (585 words)

 Battle of Assaye - Second Mahratta War
In its advance on Assaye, the 74th came near to being annihilated, the Mahratta light cavalry swarming forward through the remnants of the regiment and the gap to its left.
Assaye was seen as a decisive battle in the establishment of British influence and power in Central India and established Wellesley’s reputation in India.
At the annual parade in commemoration of the battle, the Assaye colour was carried by the quartermaster, in memory of the actions of James Grant.
www.britishbattles.com /second-mahratta/assaye.htm   (1664 words)

 Battle of Assaye: The Times Report - Sidebar - MSN Encarta
This report on the Battle of Assaye appeared in The Times on March 30, 1804.
The battle, fought in September 1803 during the Maratha Wars in India, saw a victory for a British army led by Arthur Wellesley—later the 1st Duke of Wellington—over an army representing the Maratha Confederacy, the Hindu state that dominated much of India in the 18th century.
Despite this defeat, the Maratha states, which often were in conflict among themselves, were only to lose their independence to Britain after a total of three conflicts had been fought (in 1775-1782, 1803-1805, and 1817-1818).
uk.encarta.msn.com /sidebar_1461501582/Battle_of_Assaye_The_Times_Report.html   (144 words)

 10 (Assaye) Battery RA
Assaye was the scene of a famous battle that occurred in 1803, and resulted in a decisive victory
Assaye is the main honour title of the Battery, hence 10 (Assaye) Battery.
The Bombay Artillery at the Battle of Assaye
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 Battle of Assaye Information
The Battle of Assaye occurred September 23, 1803 near the village of Assaye in south-central India.
Assaye is located near Jafrabad in Jalna district of Maharashtra and is; 261 m.
Baji Rao was defeated by Holkar at the Battle of Poona (25 October 1802).
battle-of-assaye.zdnet.co.za /zdnet/Battle_of_Assaye   (1237 words)

 H.M. 19th Light Dragoons - Battles 1790-1802   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This particular page is a history of the battles of the 19th, largely extracted from the regimental archives, which are concerned only with the regiment's battle honours.
The next occasion on which the 19th took the Field was the glorious campaign of Assaye, which victory the Regiment still celebrates on the 23rd of September.
Thus it was that the 19th Dragoons gained the Royal permission to wear the badge of the Elephant with the word "Assaye" on colours and appointments, in commemoration of the gallantry displayed by the Regiment in the battle and during the Campaign.
members.ozemail.com.au /~clday/19battle.htm   (3536 words)

 Assaye 1803: Wellington's Bloodiest Battle (Campaign) by Osprey Publishing
Assaye 1803 is not really structured as a typical Osprey campaign series in that it omits the opposing plans section and spends a great deal of time describing the political maneuvering and military movements that led to the battle.
Wellington said that of all his battles Assaye, fought during the Second Mahratta War (1803-05) in central India, was 'the bloodiest for the numbers that I ever saw'.
The battle, which lasted four hours, witnessed costly infantry and cavalry assaults, but was won by the steadiness of Wellesley's troops and his inspiring leadership.
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 List of battles 1801-1900
1812 Battle of Aslanduz[?] Oct 31 The Russians defeat the Persian army of Abbas Mirza.
1828 Battle of Praia Bay[?] August 28 - The Miguelite fleet in Portugal is defeated by the loyalists of Queen Maria in the Azores.
1848 Battle of Ramnagar[?] Nov. 22 - British forces under Gough are repulsed by the Sikhs under Shere Singh in the Punjab.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/li/List_of_battles_1801-1900.html   (4549 words)

 The Battle of Assaye 23 September
The experience gained at Assaye and in India was to ensure that after moving to the Iberian Peninsula he was to push his Army forward, demanding an expectation of victory that was to be sustained for nearly ten years and lead to a British success over Napoleonic (previously Revolutionary) France that could seem almost inevitable.
Wellesley, however, found a nearby ford and crossed the river near the village of Assaye and moved against the enemy's left flank.
The village of Assaye itself was a tough defensive nut to crack and, adding to Wellesley's difficulties, another Mahratta cavalry attack had to be seen off by the British cavalry.
www.cabarfeidh.com /battle_of_assaye.htm   (418 words)

 Chronological Index of British and Imperial Battle Honours to 1945
Battle honours through 1945 were awarded by a central British authority or by Commonwealth members in close coordination with each other (with a few minor variations).
Battle honours since 1945 have been awarded by independent nations under their own authority, and these are represented in separated lists.
South Africa has awarded a handful of retrospective battle honours, and these are included in the pre-1945 list.
www.regiments.org /wars/bhindex.htm   (159 words)

 Welcome to traveliteIndia
In the morning you are transferred to the airport to board flight to Mumbai.
This morning embark on a full day excursion to Ahmednagar (118kms one way) where the Battle of Assaye was held.
Today you are transferred to the airport to board flight to Bangalore (flight operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only).
www.traveliteindia.com /guide/battle.asp   (444 words)

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