While the rest of Europe was preoccupied by a wave of revolutions in 1848, Britain was fighting a full-scale campaign against the stubborn resistance of the Sikh people of north-west India to resist absorption into the British Raj. Written soon after the event, this is the first full account of a campaign which saw the pitched battles of Ramnugger, Chilllianwallah and Goojerat. The narrative of these actions is supported by publication of the official despatches covering the campaign from the officers in the field.
NARRATIVE OF THE SECOND SIKH WAR IN 1848-49 WITH A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLES OF RAMNUGGER THE PASSAGE OF THE CHENATS, CHILLIANWALLHA, GOOJORAT, ETC.
A full account of Britain’s second attempt to subdue the warlike Indian Sikhs, supported by official despatches