Auction Date: 23/02/2019 at 10am
India & Punjab - Sikh War veteran account - A short handwritten manuscript history of John Shirley of the 21st regt’ - who fought in Second Sikh War. ‘In war with Sikhs, Chillianwaller ...left for dead, picked up by his pal, who was killed in next engagement in Punjab...’. A fascinating account of a soldier who enrolled at the age of 18 and was invalided during Punjab campaign. Letter pasted on paper.