1795, Apr 51857, Nov 24
a British general who is particularly associated with India and his recapture of Cawnpore from rebels during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. By the good offices of his brother William, who had distinguished himself in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, he obtained on 30 July 1815, at the age of 20, a post as second lieutenant in the 95th Regiment of Foot, Rifle Brigade, and was posted to the company of Captain Harry Smith, who encouraged him to study military history and the art of war. He was promoted lieutenant on 24 October 1821.
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07/16/1857-Sir Henry Havelock arrives at Battle of Cawnpore, takes the city
09/25/1857-Relief of Lucknow by Henry Havelock and James Outram begins
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