The author commanded a column of horse artillery and two 24-pounder howitzers in the Punjab during the first Afghan War when the North-West frontier was in a particulalry restless condition. He finds himself drawn into the war via Lahore, entering Afghanistan through the Khyber Pass and ends up in the capital, Kabul, accompanying the mission of Lieut-Col. Sir. C.M. Wade.
JOURNAL OF A MARCH FROM DELHI TO PESHAWUR AND FROM THENCE TO CABUL WITH THE MISSION OF LIEUT-COLONEL SIR C.M. WADE (GHUZNEE 1839 CAMPAIGN)
Appealing journal of an artillery officer in the Punjab and Afghanistan during the first Afghan War.