Ferozepore

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Ferozepore
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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 30.9166°N, 74.6167°E
Altitude: 182 m (597 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Firozpur
State/Province: Punjab
Country: India
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Ferozepore was the headquarters of Hoshiarpur District in the Jullundur Division of Punjab Province during the British period. On the banks of the Sutlej River south of Lahore, the city was the site of a large British Army cantonment and of particular strategic importance during the Sikh Wars.

Spelling variants

Modern spelling: Firozpur
Variants: Ferozepur/Ferozepore

Military history

Invasion of the HEIC Army 1839
Mutiny at Ferozepore 1857


External links

Ferozepore Town Imperial Gazetteer
Firozpur Cantonment Wikipedia
Photos of Ferozepur by Raghbir Singh - including cemetery images panoramio.com

Historical books online

  • "Ferozepore District" page 57 A list of inscriptions on Christian tombs or monuments in the Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, Kashmir and Afghanistan possessing historical or archaeological interest Part 1 by Miles Irving (1910) Hathi Trust Digital Library