Hugh Gough

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Field Marshal Sir Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, KP, GCSI, KCB, PC (1779-1869) was a British soldier who came to India in 1837 to command the Mysore Division of the Madras Army. He was commander-in-chief of the British forces in the 1st China War after which he became Commander-in-Chief in India. He commanded the Gwalior Campaign and won costly victories in the 1st Sikh War and the 2nd Sikh War.

External links

Hugh Gough Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906)
Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough Wikipedia

Historical books on-line

The Life and Campaigns of Hugh, First Viscount Gough, Field-Marshal Vol I by Robert S. Rait 1903 (archive.org)
The Life and Campaigns of Hugh, First Viscount Gough, Field-Marshal Vol II by Robert S. Rait 1903 (archive.org)