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2nd Bengal Light Cavalry

at All Souls Church, Cawnpore

2nd Bengal Light Cavalry
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In three
Graves
within this
enclosure
lie the
remains
of Major Edward Vibart, 2nd Bengal Light
Cavalry, and about seventy officers
and soldiers who, after escaping from the
massacre at Cawnpore on the 27th June 1857
were captured by the rebels at Sheorajpoor,
and murdered on the 1st July. These remains
were
originally
interred
within the
compound
of
Sivada House
and were
removed to
this place
in April
1861

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