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Battle of Argaon
Part of the Second Anglo-Maratha War
DateNovember 29, 1803
LocationArgaon, India
Result British victory
Territorial
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Maratha Confederacy
Belligerents
Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg British East India Company Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Maratha Confederacy
Commanders and leaders
Arthur Wellesley Raghoji II Bhonsle
Daulat Rao Scindia

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

After Raghoji II Bhonsle and Daulat Rao Scindia was defeated at Laswari, they moved off November 28, 1803. The next day, three of Wellesley's battalions, which had previously fought well at Argaon, on this occasion broke and fled, and the situation was at one time very serious. Wellesley, however, succeeded in rallying them, and in the end defeated the Marathas, with the loss of all their guns and baggage. The British lost 346 killed and wounded.

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