Other editions - View all
16th lancers 1st European light 3rd light affairs Ajeet Singh Alleewal Article attack batteries battle of Moodkee battle of Sobraon bayonet brave bravery brigade British army British force British government British troops campaign command Commander-in-chief cross the Sutlej Dhyan Singh division Doab doubt dragoons Durbar endeavours enemy enemy's European infantry European light infantry European regiments European soldiers Feerozpore Feerozshuhur field fire gallant Goolab Singh Governor Governor-general Heera Singh Henry Montgomery Lawrence Honourable horse artillery hostile India irregular cavalry Jalindhur Jummoo Kangra Khalsa troops killed and wounded Lahore government Lal Singh latter left bank light cavalry Loodianah loss Maharajah Majesty's Major-general Meerut ment military Moodkee and Feerozshuhur Native infantry night officers picquet position possession Punjab Rajah Ranee river Runjoor Singh Scinde Shere Singh shot Sikh army Sikh government Sikh guns Sir Harry Smith Sirdar Soochet Singh Sutlej sword tion treaty treaty of Lahore Umballa Umritsir victory wish
Page 250 - Singh acknowledges the supremacy of the British Government, and will, in token of such supremacy, present annually to the British Government one horse, twelve perfect shawl goats of approved breed (six male, and six female), and three pairs of Kashmir shawls.
Page 73 - Sikh army that they had met with a foe they little expected ; and their whole force was driven from position after position with great slaughter, and the loss of seventeen pieces of artillery, some of them of heavy calibre; our infantry using that neverfailing weapon, the bayonet, whenever the enemy stood. Night only saved them from worse disaster, for this stout conflict was maintained during an hour and a half of dim starlight, amidst a cloud of dust from the sandy plain, which yet more obscured...
Page 235 - Sir Henry Hardinge, GCB, one of Her Britannic Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council, Governor-General, appointed by the Honourable Company to direct and control all their affairs in the East Indies, and by Maharaja Gulab Singh in person.
Page 165 - ... were drowned in attempting the perilous passage. Their awful slaughter, confusion, and dismay were such as would have excited compassion in the hearts of their generous conquerors, if the Khalsa troops had not, in the earlier part of the action, sullied their gallantry by slaughtering and barbarously mangling every wounded soldier whom, in the vicissitudes of attack, the fortune of war left at their mercy.
Page 248 - Singh, and the heirs male of his body, all the hilly or mountainous country, with its dependencies, situated to the eastward of the river Indus, and westward of the river Ravi...
Page 72 - With praiseworthy gallantry, the 3d light dragoons, with the 2d brigade of cavalry, consisting of the body-guard and 5th light cavalry, with a portion of the 4th lancers, turned the left of the Sikh army, and, sweeping along the whole rear of its infantry and guns, silenced for a time the latter, and put their numerous cavalry to flight.
Page 235 - Maharajah of Lahore, on the left or British bank of the River Sutlej, were confiscated and annexed to the British Provinces; and since that time hostile operations have been prosecuted by the two Governments, the one against the other, which have resulted in the occupation of Lahore by the British troops; and Whereas it has been determined that, upon certain conditions, peace shall be reestablished between the two Governments, the following treaty of peace between the...
Page 249 - Singh engages never to take, or retain in his service any British subject, nor the subject of any European or American State, without the consent of the British Government.
Rare Books | M'GREGOR, wl i