Second Sikh War 1848-1849

[ 1848 - 1849 ]

The Second Sikh War began with the revolt of Mulraj, governor of Multan, in April 1848 and became a national revolt when the Sikh army joined the rebels on September 14. Indecisive battles characterized by great ferocity and bad generalship were fought at Ramnagar (November 22) and at Chilianwala (Jan. 13, 1849) before the final British victory at Gujrat (February 21). The Sikh army surrendered on March 12, and the Punjab was then annexed.

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Total Casualties 12000 Killed and Wounded
Casualties Killed / Wounded
Military Casualties Killed 12000 /Wounded
Civilian Casualties Killed / Wounded
Note
Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Sikh Empire and East India Company 1848 1849 View

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