Plan Of The French Troops Attempt To Take Trichy, 1753

french troops attempt to take trichy

This is an original 1753 plan of the French troop’s attempt to take Tiruchirapalli or Trichy. The siege of Trichinopoly (3 January 1753-August 1754) was the dominating action during the last two years of the Second Carnatic War, and saw the British win a series of battles that prevented the French from capturing the city, and eventually caused the fall from power of Governor Dupleix of Pondicherry, the driving force behind the French war effort…

To read more go to Siege of Trichinopoly, 3 January 1753-August 1754.