Mutiny at Ferozepore

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Mutiny at Ferozepore
Part of Indian Mutiny
Date: 13 May 1857
Location: Ferozepore, Punjab
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 30.9166N, 74.6167E
Result: Mutiny
Combatants
East India Company Rebel Sepoys
Commanders
Strength
HM 61st Regiment
10th Bengal Light Cavalry
45th Bengal Native Infantry
57th Bengal Native Infantry
Casualties

Summary

The 45th BNI mutinied and were engaged by the 61st Regiment. Some were killed, about 100 surrendered and the remainder fled Ferozepore. The 57th BNI were disarmed. After a trial 14 sepoys were sentenced to death. Two were hanged and the remainder blown from cannon on 13 June.

External Links

Indian Mutiny 1857-58 The British Empire
61st Regiment at Ferozepore

Historical books on-line

Narrative of the Indian mutinies of 1857 Mutiny at Ferozepore Google Books
"A Narrative of the Siege of Delhi: With an Account of the Mutiny at Ferozepore in 1857" Events at Ferozepore archive.org