By Christopher Wilkinson-Latham
On April twenty fourth, 1855, Colonel Carmichael Smyth held a parade of the 90 skirmishers of the third gentle Cavalry of the Bengal military at Meerut, a few 30 miles from Delhi. The disastrous occasions that sparked a virtually wholesale mutiny of the Honourable East India Company's Bengal local military. Had the consequent rebellion succeeded, it is going to have threatened the validity of the total British Empire. because it was once, the Mutiny witnessed a number of tragic and bloody occasions, from the unique incident in Meerut to the scary siege of Cawnpore. Christopher Wilikinson-Latham information the historical past of the clash, from its beginnings to final answer.