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A Diary Kept By Mrs. R. C. Germon, At Lucknow, Between The Months Of May And December, 1857. [Illustrated Edition]

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[Illustrated with over one hundred maps, photos and portraits, of the battles, individuals and places involved in the Indian Mutiny]
Maria Vincent Germon, wife of an officer of the 13th Bengal Native Infantry, survived the siege of Lucknow where 3000 people in the Residency held out against a force of 20,000 Indian soldiers and irregulars in 1857. Mrs. Germon makes the reader live alongside her through the siege and the dirt, overcrowding, boils, lice and death of friends.

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