Battle of Mallavelly

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Siege of Seringapatam
Part of the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War
Battle of Mallavelly.jpg
Date 27 March 1799
Location Seringapatam, Sultanate of Mysore
12°25′26.3″N 76°41′25.04″E / 12.423972°N 76.6902889°E / 12.423972; 76.6902889Coordinates: 12°25′26.3″N 76°41′25.04″E / 12.423972°N 76.6902889°E / 12.423972; 76.6902889
Result British victory
Belligerents
Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg British East India Company Flag of Mysore.svg Mysore
Commanders and leaders
George Harris
Arthur Wellesley
Tipu Sultan

The Battle of Mallavelly (also spelled Malvilly) was fought on 27 March 1799 between forces of the British East India Company and the Kingdom of Mysore during the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War. The British forces, led by General George Harris and Colonel Arthur Wellesley, drove the Mysorean force of Tipu Sultan from a defensive position designed to impede the British force's progress toward Mysore's capital, Seringapatam.

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