Issue 129, June 2007

This issue marked the 150th Anniversary of the Indian Mutiny.

The North Indian Revolt of 1857: In search of Havelock's Invalid Artillerymen by Denise Love

The Bengal Army 1857 - 1862 by Chris Kempton

The First Black V.C. Winner: Nova Scotia Museum

The Great Mutiny from the Air by Alan Waters

Captain Peel's Report on the Battle of Khujwah by Dan Allen

A Mutiny Chronology by Chris Kempton

Cover Illustration: 'The Relief of Lucknow' by Thomas Jones Barker 1859. The scene depicts the final relief of Lucknow by Sir Colin Campbell on the 17th November 1857 after Outram and Havelock had been besieged from the 27th September, following the first relief attempt. Sir Colin is on the right of the central group of three, in front of the white horse, with Sir Henry Havelock to the left and Sir James Outram in the centre. The city of Lucknow forms the background. Barker did not visit India in person but worked from sketches provided by Egron Lundgren who had commissioned to record events at Lucknow. Kind permission of the Scarlet Gunner

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