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HARVARD UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY

APR © 1998

MILITARY

SERVICE

IN THE FAR EAST.

CHAPTER I.

THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF RETURNS TO ENGLAND - DISAS

TROUS INSURRECTION THROUGHOUT AFGHANISTAN-JEL

LALABAD HOLDS OUT, AND GENERAL POLLOCK ADVANCES UPON CAUBUL.

AFTER the breaking up of the army of the Indus, Sir John Keane proceeded down the Indus, and shortly afterwards embarked for England, where those honours, titles, and pecuniary rewards awaited him, which would have entitled him to the appellation of one of the most fortunate soldiers who ever acquired laurels in India-had he survived long to enjoy the distinction.

Fortunate, indeed, may Sir John Keane be termed, in having brought to an apparently suc

VOL. II.

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