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places of interest during the British period
Ferozepore was the headquarters of Hoshiarpur District in the Jullundur Division of Punjab Province during the British period. On the banks of the Sutlej River south of Lahore, the city was the site of a large British Army cantonment and of particular strategic importance during the Sikh Wars.
Modern spelling: Firozpur
Ferozepore Town Imperial Gazetteer
Firozpur Cantonment Wikipedia
Photos of Ferozepur by Raghbir Singh - including cemetery images panoramio.com, now archived.
Historical books online
- Ferozepore page 381 Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Sanitary State of the Army in India : with Abstract of Evidence, and of Reports Received from Indian Military Stations 1864 Archive.org
- Gazetteer Of The Ferozepore District 1883. A volume in the series Punjab District Gazetteers. Archive.org, Public Library of India.
- Gazetteer Of The Ferozepore District 1888. A volume in the series Punjab District Gazetteers. Archive.org, Public Library of India.
- Ferozepore District 1915. A volume in the series Punjab District Gazetteers. Archive.org, Public Library of India.
- "Ferozepore District" page 57 A list of inscriptions on Christian tombs or monuments in the Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, Kashmir and Afghanistan possessing historical or archaeological interest Part 1 by Miles Irving (1910) Hathi Trust Digital Library
- Page 55 The Memoirs of the Gemini Generals; Personal Anecdotes, Sporting Adventures, and Sketches of Distinguished Officers by Major-Generals Osborn Wilkinson and Johnson Wilkinson. 1896 Archive.org. The Colonel of the regiment dies in a sandstorm at Ferozepore.