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View of the Fort of Allahabad

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

View of the Fort of Allahabad



The Sepoys of the 6th Native Infantry posted at Allahabad broke into open rebellion on 6 June 1857, but the garrison in the fort remained loyal. The leadership of the rebels was assumed by Maulvi Liakat Ali, a man of humble origin but of great ability. Colonel Neill reached Allahabad on 11 June and by the 17th the city was reoccupied by the English.

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Very good information.


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