Map of the action of Goodar Pass


Pen and wash map of 'the action of Goodar Pass' by George Boyd (1800-1850) dated to circa 1840. Boyd served in the Bombay Infantry from 1820 to 1850 and was mainly employed in survey work. He was mentioned in dispatches during the war in Afghanistan in 1840 and in 1842 he worked on a survey between Quetta and Kalat. This map was drawn at the time of the First Anglo-Afghan war of 1839-42 and includes notes about positions of the troops commanded by Colonel Marshall, 25th Regt. N.I. on December 1st 1840.


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