Well, four out of five readers wanted the subaltern journal.
here it is. This is just the five minute WP install - so expect bells and whistles later. And "folly of trusting newly raised troops" line got to me. hmmmm...this funny thing called history.
From the introduction June 16, 1849:
This is false advertisement. Your previous post promised us the journal of a subaltern in 1857 but the one you have started is from the Anglo-Sikh war. I am just kidding. This should be very interesting as well. BTW, can we have some background of the subaltern himself?
Zack: This journal comes before the 1857 one. We always have to look further back. The subaltern is anonymous. But I dug some stuff up and will annotate it as we roll along.
Sepoy, Long awaited stuff ! Its good that you started it.
More, More! Thanks so much for finding and sharing this.
Anglo-Sikh War Journal Sepoy of Chapati Mystery has started posting the journal of an anonymous subaltern from the second Anglo-Sikh war in the Punjab in 1848-49. It should be interesting reading. Some historical background is available here. Sepoy promises another journal f...