Second Lucknow Relief

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Second Lucknow Relief
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 17 November 1857
Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.812800°N 80.901300°E
Result: British success
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Sir Colin Campbell

This was part of the Events at Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny


Following the success at Secundra Bagh and La Martiniere Colin Campbell's force pressed on and reached the Residency compound. It was decided to abandon the city and the evacuation began on 19 November. James Outram with 4,000 men was left to hold the Alambagh and Campbell reached Cawnpore on 27 November.

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire website
Second Relief of Lucknow Wikipedia
Evacuation of Lucknow Google Books
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Wikipedia
The Incredible story of the soldier who slept through the Indian Mutiny evacuation article dated 2 June 2010. The story of Captain Thomas Waterman may be found in The History of the Indian Mutiny, Volume 2 by Charles Ball, 1858, page 92 available on the Digital Library of India website, computer page 101.

Historical Books online

Recommended Reading

"Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0141005548
"My Indian Mutiny Diary" by WH Russell 1967 ISBN 0527781207