chapter  Chapter 6
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August 1857: Balance Tilting towards the British

ByC.B. Singh Sheoran

The tallest British hero of the recapture of Delhi, John Nicholson, was at Ambala on 6 August 1857, whence he wrote, ‘I am just starting by post for Delhi by General Wilson’s desire. The column should be at Karnaul the day after tomorrow, and I shall, perhaps rejoin at Paneeput.’ 1