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Blowing of rebel Sepoys from guns at Ferozepur

December 31, 1856
Mirza Firuz Shah
Bahadur Shah II 1837–1857

Blowing of rebel Sepoys from guns at Ferozepur



The 45th Regiment of the Bengal Native Infantry broke into open rebellion at Ferozepur on 18 May 1857. The Sepoys who were captured were sentenced to death by a court-martial. The executions were carried out on 13 June and ten of the prisoners were blown from guns. The Sepoys, according to eye-witness accounts, did not show any signs of fear when facing death.

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Very good information.


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