Warfare in February


Ahmadabad  1780  1st British-Maratha War

One month after British defeat at Wargaom at the hands of the Maratha Confederacy, General Thomas Goddard attacked the strong fortress of Ahmadabad, on the Sabarmati in Gujarat. De- fended by Maratha and Scinde troops, the city fell to a brave assault by Colonel James Hartley, with 106 British and 300 Maratha dead. God- dard went on to capture other key Maratha fortresses

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