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and scene of a British victory
during the Second Afghan War.
The British had camped within the walls
of Sherpur awaiting reinforcements. The Afghans engaged them on Dec.
23, 1879 and were driven back to Cabul. The British assault on Cabul
began a few days later.
EMPT: Col. Sebastian Moran fought here.
Last Modified: Sept. 27, 1997