A narrative of the march and operations of the army of the Indus: in the expedition to Affghanistan in the years 1838-1839. Illustrated by a map, views of Candahar, Ghuznee, and Cabool, and various tables. Comprising also the history of the Dooranee empire from its foundation to the present time
W.H. Allen and co., 1841 - 538 頁
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13th Lt 16th Lancers 17th foot 4th Brigade advance Affghans Afghanistan Ameers army arrived Artillery Arty ascent attack baggage Bala Hissar Bengal Column Bengal N. I. Bolan Bolan Pass Bombay column Brigr British Bukkur Cabool camels camp Candahar Capt Cashmeer Cavalry Cavy chiefs command Comr.-in-Chief corps crossed Dadur Dett distance ditto Dooranee Dost Mahomed Khan encamped enemy Envoy and Minister European Regt feet Ferozpoor fire force Futeh Khan Genl Ghiljies Ghuznee Girishk Govr Govt grain guns H. M. Shah Hajee Herat hills horses India Indus Infantry Infy Keane Khorasan Khyber Pass Khyberees killed king Lahore last ground Lieut Lt.-Col Mahmood Major miles mountains move Native Officers Comg party Pass Persian Peshawer picquet Punjab Quetta ravines rear river road Rohree sappers sent Shah Shoojah Shah's Shikarpoor Sikh Sindh Thermometer 3 p. m. to-day town troops valley village vizier wounded
第 33 頁 - GCB, and the heirs male of his body, lawfully begotten, by the name, style, and title of Baron Keane, of Ghuznee, in Afghanistan, and of Cappoquin in the county of Waterford.
第 5 頁 - The Governor-general deems it in this place necessary to revert to the siege of Herat, and the conduct of the Persian nation. The siege of that city has now been carried on by the Persian army for many months. The attack upon it was a most unjustifiable and cruel aggression, perpetrated and continued, notwithstanding the solemn and repeated remonstrances of the British...
第 7 頁 - Governor-General has been led to these measures, by the duty which is imposed upon him of providing for the security of the possessions of the British Crown...
第 3 頁 - Singh, had for their object, by opening the navigation of the Indus, to facilitate the extension of commerce, and to gain for the British Nation, in Central Asia, that legitimate influence which an interchange of benefits would naturally produce.
第 206 頁 - A few minutes before 3 o'clock in the morning the ' explosion ' took place, and proved completely successful. Captain Peat of the Bombay Engineers was thrown down and stunned by it, but shortly after recovered his senses and feeling. On hearing the advance sounded by the...
第 20 頁 - The plans of aggression, by which the British empire in India was dangerously threatened, have, under Providence, been arrested. The Chiefs of Cabool and Candahar, who had joined in hostile designs against us, have been deprived of power, and the territories which they ruled have been restored to the government of a friendly monarch. The Ameers of Scinde have acknowledged the supremacy of the British Government, and ranged themselves Appendix.
第 7 頁 - Sinde, and the integrity of Herat, in the possession of its present ruler, will be fully respected; while by the measures completed, or in progress, it may reasonably be hoped that the general freedom and security of commerce will be promoted ; that the name and just influence of the British Government will gain their proper footing among the nations of Central Asia ; that tranquillity will be established upon the most important frontier of India; and that a lasting barrier will be raised against...
第 194 頁 - enceinte" gave a good flanking fire, whilst the height of the citadel covered the interior from the commanding fire of the hills to the north, rendering it nugatory.
第 203 頁 - I have the satisfaction to acquaint your Lordship, that the Army under my command have succeeded in performing one of the most brilliant acts, it has ever been my lot to witness, during my service of 45 years in the four quarters of the globe, in the capture by storm of the strong and important fortress and citadel of Ghuznee yesterday.
第 6 頁 - Sooja-ool-Moolk, whereby his Highness is guaranteed in his present possessions, and has bound himself to co-operate for the restoration of the Shah to the throne of his ancestors. The friends and enemies of any one of the contracting parties have been declared to be the friends and enemies of all.