Through the mutiny

reminiscences of thirty years" active service and sport in India, 1854-83
  • 203 Pages
  • 0.67 MB
  • English
Gibbings & company , London
Walker, Thomas Nicholls, 1837-1903., India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 -- Personal narratives., India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Biogr


Statementby the late Colonel Thomas Nicholls Walker.
GenrePersonal narratives., Biography.
LC ClassificationsDS478 .W3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, [1] 203, [1] p. incl. plates.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6539331M
LC Control Number12000735

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The mutiny was led by Fletcher Christian against the commanding officer, William Bligh.