This thirty three chapters' Comprehensive account written by a serving British Army officer gives detailed description of the major events and military expeditions of British army in India during the turbulent period of almost full 19th century. It includes several British military conquests of Northern Indian states, major battles, and repression of the Indian Mutiny of 1857. It also describes the role played by several British army generals and the British Indian Army regiments. Being an active participant in these expedition. The author gives an eye-witness account of these events. It reflects the qualities of British character such as steadfast courage, perseverance, stoic acceptance of defeats and setbacks and will to assert against all odds. The book is a goldmine of authentic information about this period of British Colonial rule in India.
Dost Mohd. John Nicholson, John Lawrence, General Anson, Neville Chamberlaine, General Reed, Peshawar, Meerut, Delhi, Lucknow, Cawnpore, Oudh, Agra, Simla, Lahore Darbar, Kabul, Gurkhas, Marquis of Landowner, Native Army, 
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