THE VELLORE MUTINY
The Indian soldiers of the Second Battalion of the Twenty third Regiment and the First Battalion of the First Regiment of the Madras Native Infantry of the Army of the Madras Presidency of the Honourable East India Company mutinied on the night of 9th – 10th July 1806 at the Vellore fort, Tamil Nadu, India. The mutineers killed many British officers and soldiers. The mutiny was suppressed brutally by the British Dragoons. Short biographical sketches of the British officers who were present and information about history of the army units present is given as appendices.