A vivid eye-witness description of the opening months of the Indian Mutiny in 1857. D’Oyly, an experienced East India Company officer attached to the Bengal Staff Corps, was stationed at Haupper close to Meerut where the mutiny first erupted. As such he had a ringside seat and visited Delhi, Cawnpore and other centres of the outbreak. HIs brief account is an unvarnished but clear and honest account of the most tragic and significant event in Britain ‘s rule over India.
Major-General Sir Charles D’Oyly, Late Bengal Staff Corps
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2006 N&M Press reprint (original pub 1891). SB. 55pp.