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|1848. 19 Dec
||The siege of the Shrine of Shaykh Tabarsí begins in earnest with the arrival of `Abdu'lláh Khán's forces. [BW18:381]
- DB361 says this was 1 December.
- There are about 12,000 troops. [MH245]
- The supply of bread and water to the fort is cut. A rainfall replenishes the water supply and ruins the munitions of the government forces. Snow further hampers the army's movement. [DB361, MH243]
||Shrine; Shaykh Tabarsi; `Abdu'llah Khan
|1849. early Apr
||Sulaymán Khán-i-Afshar arrives with more troops. [BW18:381]