Lieut.-General Sir James Outram’s account of his role in the Indian Mutiny, drawn from his own orders and dispatches, and originally privately circulated among his friends. The book is edited by an anonymous ‘literary gentleman of military knowledge and experience’. Outram is chiefly remembered for his first relief of the besieged British community at Lucknow, in conjunction with Sir Henry Havelock. The siege was then renewed, until Lucknow was finally relieved by Sir Colin Campbell in March 1858.
LIEUT-GENERAL SIR JAMES OUTRAM’S CAMPAIGN IN INDIA 1857-1858
The orders and dispatches of Sir James Outram, the General who relieved Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny of 1857-58.