Our Soldiers Gallant Deeds of the British Army during Victoria's Reign
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Our Soldiers Gallant Deeds of the British Army during Victoria's Reign

By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Table of Contents
  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "Our Soldiers"
    • Chapter One.
      • The Afghan Campaigns—1839-42.
      • Eldred Pottinger at Herat.
      • The Afghan War.
      • Capture of Ghuznee—23rd July.
      • Capture of Khelat—13th November.
      • The Battle of Bamian.
      • Dost Mahomed’s last charge.
      • Action near Soorkhab—November 1841.
      • Retreat from Cabul—6th January 1842.
      • Defence of Jellalabad—October 1841 to April 1842.
      • Forcing the Khyber Pass—5th April 1842.
      • Occupation of Cabul in 1842.
      • Defence of Candahar, 1842.
    • The Afghan Campaigns—1839-42.
    • Eldred Pottinger at Herat.
    • The Afghan War.
    • Capture of Ghuznee—23rd July.
    • Capture of Khelat—13th November.
    • The Battle of Bamian.
    • Dost Mahomed’s last charge.
    • Action near Soorkhab—November 1841.
    • Retreat from Cabul—6th January 1842.
    • Defence of Jellalabad—October 1841 to April 1842.
    • Forcing the Khyber Pass—5th April 1842.
    • Occupation of Cabul in 1842.
    • Defence of Candahar, 1842.
    • Chapter Two.
      • The Conquest of Scinde, 1843.
      • Battle of Meeanee, 17th February 1843.
      • Battle of Hyderabad—24th March 1843.
    • The Conquest of Scinde, 1843.
    • Battle of Meeanee, 17th February 1843.
    • Battle of Hyderabad—24th March 1843.
    • Chapter Three.
      • The Gwalior Campaign, 1843.
      • Battle of Maharajpoor—29th December 1843.
    • The Gwalior Campaign, 1843.
    • Battle of Maharajpoor—29th December 1843.
    • Chapter Four.
      • The Punjaub Campaigns, 1845-1849.
      • Battle of Moodkee—18th December 1845.
      • Battle of Ferozeshah—21st December 1845.
      • Battle of Aliwal—28th January 1846.
      • Sobraon—10th February 1846.
      • Battles in the Punjaub, 1848.
      • Siege of Mooltan.
      • Affair at Ramnuggur—22nd November.
      • Battle of Chilianwala—13th January 1849.
      • Battle of Goojerat—21st February 1849.
    • The Punjaub Campaigns, 1845-1849.
    • Battle of Moodkee—18th December 1845.
    • Battle of Ferozeshah—21st December 1845.
    • Battle of Aliwal—28th January 1846.
    • Sobraon—10th February 1846.
    • Battles in the Punjaub, 1848.
    • Siege of Mooltan.
    • Affair at Ramnuggur—22nd November.
    • Battle of Chilianwala—13th January 1849.
    • Battle of Goojerat—21st February 1849.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Loss of H.M.S. Birkenhead.
    • The Loss of H.M.S. Birkenhead.
    • Chapter Six.
      • The Crimean War—1854-1855.
      • Battle of the Alma—20th September.
      • Siege of Sebastopol.
      • Battle of Balaclava—25th October.
      • The Charge of the Light Brigade.
      • Final Bombardment.
      • Gallant deeds of the Crimean War.
    • The Crimean War—1854-1855.
    • Battle of the Alma—20th September.
    • Siege of Sebastopol.
    • Battle of Balaclava—25th October.
    • The Charge of the Light Brigade.
    • Final Bombardment.
    • Gallant deeds of the Crimean War.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • The Campaign in Persia—1856-1857.
    • The Campaign in Persia—1856-1857.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • The Indian Mutiny—1857-1858.
      • The Siege of Delhi—30th May to 20th September 1857.
      • Gallantry of Brigadier Chamberlain.
      • Storming of Delhi.
      • Pursuit of the foe.
      • Lieutenant Kerr at Kolapore.
      • Defence of Cawnpore—7th and 25th June 1858.
      • Lucknow—1857-1858.
      • Defence of Lucknow—29th June to 25th September 1857.
      • The Succour of Lucknow—25th September.
      • Relief of Lucknow.
      • Siege and Capture of Lucknow—2nd and 21st March.
      • Some of the gallant deeds performed during the Suppression of the Mutiny.
    • The Indian Mutiny—1857-1858.
    • The Siege of Delhi—30th May to 20th September 1857.
    • Gallantry of Brigadier Chamberlain.
    • Storming of Delhi.
    • Pursuit of the foe.
    • Lieutenant Kerr at Kolapore.
    • Defence of Cawnpore—7th and 25th June 1858.
    • Lucknow—1857-1858.
    • Defence of Lucknow—29th June to 25th September 1857.
    • The Succour of Lucknow—25th September.
    • Relief of Lucknow.
    • Siege and Capture of Lucknow—2nd and 21st March.
    • Some of the gallant deeds performed during the Suppression of the Mutiny.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • The Chinese War—1856-1860.
      • Capture of the Taku Forts—21st August 1860.
    • The Chinese War—1856-1860.
    • Capture of the Taku Forts—21st August 1860.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • The New Zealand War—1863-1865.
      • Ensign McKenna—An example of cool courage and devotion.
      • Incidents of a skirmish in New Zealand, in the war of 1865, Lieutenant-colonel Havelock commanding.
      • Gallantry of Captain Heaphy, A.R.V.
    • The New Zealand War—1863-1865.
    • Ensign McKenna—An example of cool courage and devotion.
    • Incidents of a skirmish in New Zealand, in the war of 1865, Lieutenant-colonel Havelock commanding.
    • Gallantry of Captain Heaphy, A.R.V.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • The Abyssinian Expedition—1867-1868.
    • The Abyssinian Expedition—1867-1868.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • The Ashantee War—1873-1874.
      • March to Coomassie.
    • The Ashantee War—1873-1874.
    • March to Coomassie.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • The Afghan War—1878-1879.
    • The Afghan War—1878-1879.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • The Zulu War—1879.
    • The Zulu War—1879.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • The Egyptian War—1882.
    • The Egyptian War—1882.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Campaigns against the Mahdi—1883-1885.
      • Battle of El-Teb—1884.
      • Battle of Tamanieb—1884.
      • The Expedition to Khartoum—1884 and 1885.
      • The battle of Abu Klea.
      • Fighting round Suakin—1885.
      • McNeill’s Zareba.
    • Campaigns against the Mahdi—1883-1885.
    • Battle of El-Teb—1884.
    • Battle of Tamanieb—1884.
    • The Expedition to Khartoum—1884 and 1885.
    • The battle of Abu Klea.
    • Fighting round Suakin—1885.
    • McNeill’s Zareba.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • The Chitral Campaign—1885.
      • The siege and defence of Chitral.
      • The defence of Reshun.
      • Colonel Kelly’s March.
      • The capture of the Malakand Pass.
    • The Chitral Campaign—1885.
    • The siege and defence of Chitral.
    • The defence of Reshun.
    • Colonel Kelly’s March.
    • The capture of the Malakand Pass.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • The Terah Expedition—1897.
      • The first Action of Dargai.
      • Second Action of Dargai.
    • The Terah Expedition—1897.
    • The first Action of Dargai.
    • Second Action of Dargai.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • The Re-conquest of the Sudan—1898.
      • The Advance to Dongola.
      • The Atbara Campaign.
      • The Advance to Khartoum.
      • The Battle of Omdurman.
      • The End.
    • The Re-conquest of the Sudan—1898.
    • The Advance to Dongola.
    • The Atbara Campaign.
    • The Advance to Khartoum.
    • The Battle of Omdurman.
    • The End.
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