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.
EIGHT MONTHS’ EXPERIENCE OF THE SEPOY REVOLT IN 1857
A brief but vivid eye-witness account of the first months of the Indian Mutiny by a staff officer close to the events he describes