Mutiny at Bareilly

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Mutiny at Bareilly
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 31 May 1857
Location: Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 28.353230°N 79.409370°E
Result: British flight to Nynee Tal
Combatants
18th Native Infantry
68th Native Infantry
Commanders
Brigadier Sibbald
Strength
Casualties

Summary

News of uprisings prompted the European women and children to be sent to Nynee Tal in the hills. The sepoys protested their loyalty but on 31 May they called a parade and seized the guns. The officers and Europeans made for Nynee Tal but not before a number had been killed. The rebels plundered the treasury.

Casualties mentioned

  • Brigadier Sibbald
  • Judge Raikes
  • Dr Buch, Government College
  • Dr Hay, Superintending Surgeon
  • Dr Hansbrow, Gaol Surgeon
  • Mr Robertson, Civil & Sessions Judge
  • Ensign Tucker, 68th BNI

External Links

Mutiny at Bareilly Google Books
Uprising at Bareilly Google Books