An account of the Indian Mutiny in 1857 by a British participant. The author, Col. Bourchier of the Bengal Horse Artillery, describes the British siege and storming of Delhi – including the foiling of a fiendish plan to intoxicate the besieging forces; the defeat of the mutineers at Agra; the siege and massacre at Cawnpore; the relief of Lucknow by Havelock and Outram and its second relief by Sir Colin Campbell; and finally the defeat of the Gwalior mutineers at Cawnpore. An action-packed account of eight months’ of remorseless fighting. Illustrated with several fine maps.
Colonel George Bourchier, Bengal Horse Artillery
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2004 N & M Press reprint (original 1858). SB.xii+ 202pp maps +illustrations.
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