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Cassell’s Illustrated History of India

1890

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145 The Battle of Ferozeshah 150 Plan of the Battle of Aliwal151 Plan of the Battle of Sobraon 156 Portrait of Sir Henry Hardinge 157 View of the Suttee Chaora-Ghat or Broad Staircase of Funerals on the Ganges at Cawnpore 163 View of the Port of Calcutta. Portrait of Sir Herbert Edwardes 169. The Surrender of Moolraj 175. View of Fort Rhotas near Chillianwalla 180. View of the [...] Commodore Brisbane with the flotilla was to cannonade the enemy's post upon both banks of the Irawaddi at daylight and a body of native infantry was to advance at the same time along the margin of the river upon the position of Kye Wungyee drive his advanced posts back on the main body drawing the enemy's whole attention to his right and centre while the columns were marching for the real at [...] Colonel Sale says Havelock was seen in the leading man-of-war boat far ahead of the heavier vessels moving to attack the south-east (Snodgrass says the south-west) angle of the great work; thus he had to receive the fire * "Campaigns in Ava." of the whole eastern front of the fortification and every matchlock and jingall opened the moment the first boat was abreast of the place. [...] of the last cannon-shot had scarcely ceased to echo among the pagodas of the ruined city when his sentiments were thus conveyed to the troops in general orders Providence has once more blessed witn success the British arms in this country; and in the decisive defeat of the imposing force posted under and within the walls of Pagamhew the majogeneral recognises a fresh display of the military vi [...] V. In consequence of the sincere dispostion of the Burmese Government to maintain the relations of peace and amity between the two nations and as part indemnification to the British Government for the expenses of the war the King of Ava agrees to pay the sum of one crore (Zz 25o 000) of rupees.

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Frontmatter i-viii James Grant

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Chapter I. The War with Burmah.—The Arracan Column—Operations of Generals Campbell Cotton and Major Sale Etc 1-6 James Grant

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Chapter II. War with Burmah.—The Battle of Prome.—The Affair of Melloone.—Battle of Pagamhew.—Peace with the King of Ava 6-13 James Grant

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Chapter III. Death of Charles Grant.—The Ghurry of Koonja.—The Potail of Oomraiz.—The Chiefs of Kittoor.—The Rajah of Kolapore.—Death of General Ochterlony 14-20 James Grant

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Chapter IV. The Siege of Bhurtpore.—Durjan Sal Captured.—The Rajah Restored 20-24 James Grant

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Chapter V. The Succession of Alvar.—Close of Lord Amherst’s Administration 24-28 James Grant

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Chapter VI. The Jugglers and Snake-Charmers of British India.—The Gypsies.—Kangjars and Chamars.—Nautch Girls and Tumbling Women Etc 29-34 James Grant

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Chapter VII. Lord William Bentinck Governor-General —The Batta Dispute.—Financial and Other Reforms.—The Opium Trade 35-39 James Grant

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Chapter VIII. Abolition of Suttee.—Suppression of the Thugs and Dacoits.—The Overland Route Established 39-45 James Grant

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Chapter IX. Collision between the Government and Supreme Court at Bombay.—The Fanatics of Seyd Ahmed.—Insurrection Among the Koles Etc 45-50 James Grant

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Chapter X. The Revolution in Coorg.—Burnes’ Embassy to Cabul.—Lord Bentinck’s Measures in Regard to the Native States 51-58 James Grant

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Chapter XI. Alteration of the Charter.—Extinction of the Company’s Monopoly 58-62 James Grant

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Chapter XII. Provisional Government of Sir Charles Metcalfe—The Rajah of Goomsur.—Lord Auckland Governor-General.—Legal Changes.—Disturbances in Oude and Sattarah 62-68 James Grant

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Chapter XIII. The Sikhs.—The Rise of Runjeet Sing.—Origin of the Fatal Afghan War 68-74 James Grant

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Chapter XIV. The Army of the Indus.—Coercion and Unjust Treatment of the Ameers of Scinde 75-80 James Grant

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Chapter XV. The Bolan Pass.—The March to Candahar.—The Storming of Ghuznee—Capture of Cabul and Restoration of the Shah 80-88 James Grant

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Chapter XVI. Dissolution of the Army of the Indus.—Capture of Khelat.—Revolt of the Ghiljies.—The Candahar Conspiracy.—Nott and the Shah’s Officials Etc 88-95 James Grant

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Chapter XVII. Capture of Aden.—Disturbances in Afghanistan.—The March of Sale’s Brigade Etc 95-99 James Grant

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Chapter XVIII. Insurrection at Cabul.—Murder of Sir A. Burnes.—Incompetence of the Officials.— Blunder Upon Blunder at the Cantonments 99-107 James Grant

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Chapter XIX. Mohammed Shureef’s Fort Re-Captured.—Evacuation of the Balahissar—Treaty with the Afghans.—Murder of the Envoy Etc 107-112 James Grant

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Chapter XX. Destruction of the Army in the Khyber Passes 112-115 James Grant

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Chapter XXI. Sale’s Brigade in Jelalabad.—Colonel Dennie Killed.—Ackbar Defeated.—Advance of General Pollock.—Combat of Urghandaub 116-121 James Grant

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Chapter XXII. Attempt to Re-Capture Candahar.—Lord Ellenborough Governor-General.—General England Defeated in the Kojuck Pass 122-126 James Grant

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Chapter XXIII. Fate of Shah Sujah.—Nott Takes the Field.—The March of Pollock.—Cabul Recaptured and Partially Destroyed 126-135 James Grant

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Chapter XXIV. The Capture of Canton.—Relations with Scinde.—The Perfidy of Ali Morad.—Emaumghur Destroyed.—Battle of Meanee 135-140 James Grant

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Chapter XXV. Victory at Dubba.—Conquest and Annexation of Scinde.—The Mahrattas of Gwalior.—Battle of Maharajahpore Etc 140-145 James Grant

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Chapter XXVI. Sir Henry Hardinge Governor-General—The Sikh War—Army of the Sutlej—Battles of Moodkee and Ferozeshah—The 62Nd Regiment 146-152 James Grant

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Chapter XXVII. Combat at Buddiwal.—Battles of Aliwal and Sobraon.—The Punjaub Entered.—Its Settlement Etc 152-158 James Grant

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Chapter XXVIII. Our Rule in Scinde—War with the Hill Tribes—Female Infanticide Etc 159-164 James Grant

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Chapter XXIX. Revolt at Moultan.—The Operations of Lieutenant Edwardes.—The Battle of Kineyree.—Siege and Capture of Moultan 164-171 James Grant

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Chapter XXX. The Second Sikh War.—The Battles of Ramnuggur Sadoolapore and Chillianwalla 171-176 James Grant

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Chapter XXXI. Defeat of the Sikhs at Goojerat.—Gilbert’s Pursuit.—Annexation of the Punjaub.—Sir Charles Napier as Commander-in-Chief 176-183 James Grant

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Chapter XXXII. Roads and Canals.—The Case of Jotee Persaud.—The Affairs of Madras 183-186 James Grant

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Chapter XXXIII. Of the Portuguese Dutch and Danes in India 186-192 James Grant

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Chapter XXXIV. Second Burmese War.—Operations at Rangoon.—Capture of Martaban and Bassein Prome and Pegu.—Annexation of the Latter 192-198 James Grant

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Chapter XXXV. The Annexations of Sattara Nagpore and Jhansi—The Affairs of Hyderabad (Deccan) 198-203 James Grant

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Chapter XXXVI. Lord Dalhousie’s Administration.—Annexation of Oude 203-207 James Grant

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Chapter XXXVII. Lord Dalhousie’s Adminisdrative Reforms.—Revenue.—Postal Reform.—Ganges Canal.—Railroads.—Telegraphs Etc 208-212 James Grant

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Chapter XXXVIII. The Persian War.—What Led Thereto.—The Army of Persia Detailed.—Battle of Khoosh-ab 212-218 James Grant

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Chapter XXXIX. The War in Persia.—Expedition to Mohammerah on the Euphrates.—The Affair of Akwaz.—Peace with Persia.—Resignation of Lord Dalhousie 218-228 James Grant

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Chapter XL. Christianity in India.—A Brief Notice of its Progress 228-236 James Grant

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Chapter XLI. Lord Canning Governor-General.—Of the Sepoys and Indian Army Generally 236-241 James Grant

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Chapter XLII. The Enfield Rifle in the Bengal Army.—The Spirit of Mutiny at Berhampore Etc.—Disbanding of the 19Th Bengal Native Infantry.—Revolt at Meerut 241-248 James Grant

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Chapter XLIII. The Atrocities at Delhi.—Vigorous Measures in the Punjaub.—Progress of the Mutiny 249-254 James Grant

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Chapter XLIV. Affairs in Peshawur.—Acts of Disarming.—Mutinies in the Doab at Bareilly and Elsewhere 254-260 James Grant

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Chapter XLV. The Mutiny in Oude.—Siege of Lucknow.—Combat of Chinhutt.—Massacres at Cawnpore 261-267 James Grant

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Chapter XLVI. Preparations for the Recovery of Delhi.—Victory of Badulee Ke Seral—The Corps of Guides.—The Siege of Delhi.—Combat of Nujufghur and Arrival of the Siege Train 267-275 James Grant

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Chapter XLVII. The Batteries Open.—The Assault and Capture of Delhi.—The Princes Shot by Captain Hodson Etc 275-279 James Grant

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Chapter XLVIII. The March of Havelock.—Victory at Futtehpore.—Combat at Aherwa.—The Third Massacre at Cawnpore.—Bithoor Destroyed.—Sir Colin Campbell Commander-in-Chief Etc 279-293 James Grant

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Chapter XLIX. State of Lucknow.—Relieved by Havelock and Outram 293-300 James Grant

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