Siege of Cawnpore June 1857

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Siege of Cawnpore June 1857
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 5-27 June 1857
Location: Cawnpore Uttar Pradesh
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 26.470876°N 80.371896°E
Result: Siege
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Maj Gen Sir Hugh Wheeler Tatya Tope

External Links

"Indian Mutiny 1857-58" The British Empire.
"Siege of Cawnpore" Wikipedia
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Wikipedia

Recommended Reading

Saul David, Indian Mutiny: 1857 (London: Viking, 2002), ISBN 0670911372 ; (Penguin, 2002), ISBN 0141005548
W H Russell, My Indian Mutiny Diary (Periodicals Service Co, 1967), ISBN 0527781207
Andrew Ward, Our Bones are Scattered: the Cawnpore Massacres and the Indian Mutiny of 1857 (McArthur & Co, 1996), ISBN 0719564107