What was the Barrackpore Mutiny of 1824?

Introduction The Barrackpore mutiny was a rising of native Indian sepoys against their British officers in Barrackpore in November 1824. The incident occurred when the British East India Company was fighting the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824-1826) under the leadership of the governor-general of India, William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst. Refer to Vellore Mutiny (1806) and… Read More

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