A rumour spreads throughout the Sepoys about the animal fat being used to grease the cartridges for the new Enfield rifles.
After the rumour spreads, Sepoys at the 19th Native Infantry at Berhampore refuse rifle practice, causing upset between the Sepoys and the British officers.
At Barrackpore, in Bengal, Mangal Pande wounds two British officers during mutiny of 34th Native Infantry.
19th native infantry at Berhampore are disbanded.
After the events of the mutiny where two British Officers were killed, Mangal Pande is hanged at Barrackpore.
Troopers of the 3rd Bengal Light Cavalry at Meerut refuse to fire the new Enfield Rifles due to the new animal fat grease being used.
Part of the 34th Native infantry at Barrackpore (involved in the Mutiny that included Mangal Pande) is disbanded.
Mutiny and murders at Meerut, Sepoys head down Grand Trunk road towards Delhi.
European and Christian Indians are slaughtered when mutineers reach Delhi.
Bahadur Shah II proclaimed new Mughal emperor.
Parts of 9th native infantry mutiny at Agra, between Kalpi and Delhi.
Mutinies continue at Muttra, Lucknow, Bhurtpore and Rohikhand.
The 2nd Cavalry at Cawnpore mutinies.
A siege begins.
Mutiny at Alahabad, between Cawnpore and Banaras, along Grand Trunk Road.
Men of the 12th Bengal Native Infantry seize the fort containing the treasure. British officers are massacred along with their wives and children.
Around 300 British soldiers, women and children were massacred at what has become known as ‘Massacre Ghat’
Commander Henry Lawrence dies from injuries sustained from an explosion two days earlier during the mutiny.
Survivors of the Massacre Ghat are massacred in the Bibighar at Cawnpore. Havelock’s force...
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