Events at Cawnpore

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This article is part of the events in the Indian Mutiny

Related articles

7 June 1857 Start of the Siege of Cawnpore
27 June 1857 Massacre at Satichaura Ghat
16 July 1857 Massacre at Bibigarh
17 July 1857 Recapture of Cawnpore
19 November-6 December 1857 Second Siege of Cawnpore


Entries in the Dictionary of Indian Biography 1906:
John Adye (1819-1900)
Henry Havelock (1795-1857)
Nana Sahib (1820?-1859?)
Tantya Tope (1819-59)
Maj-Gen Sir Hugh Wheeler (1789-1857)]

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58
Siege of Cawnpore Wikipedia
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Wikipedia
Kanpur Memorial Church Wikipedia
Maj Gen Sir Hugh Wheeler ODNB

Historical books on-line

The Story of Cawnpore by Capt Mowbray Thomson 1859 (Google Books)
List of inscriptions on Christian tombs and tablets of historical interest in the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh by E A H Blunt ICS 1911 Description of the uprising and names on monuments of European victims

Recommended Reading

Saul David, Indian Mutiny: 1857 (London: Viking, 2002), ISBN 0670911372 ; (Penguin, 2003), ISBN 0141005548

Andrew Ward, Our Bones are Scattered: the Cawnpore Massacres and the Indian Mutiny of 1857 (McArthur & Co, 1996), ISBN 0719564107