Disarmament of the 26th indian regiment at barrackpore, india during the indian mutiny of 1857 began as mutiny of sepoys (indian soldiers of the british east india company's army on 10 may 1857. The great revolt of 1857 (also indian rebellion of 1857, the great uprising of 1857, the great rebellion, indian sepoy mutiny) is regarded as india's first war of independence against the british rule.
The indian rebellion of 1857 is also called the indian mutiny, the sepoy mutiny, north india's first war of independence or north india's first struggle for independenceit began on 10 may 1857 at meerut, as a mutiny of sepoys of the british east india company's army sepoys in the presidency of bengal revolted against their british officers.
Indian mutiny, also called sepoy mutiny, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against british rule in india in 1857–58 begun in meerut by indian troops (sepoys) in the service of the british east india company, it spread to delhi, agra, kanpur, and lucknow. The story of the sepoy war of 1857, (an attempt at a compromise between two more controversial titles, ‘the sepoy mutiny of 1857′ and ‘the sepoy rebellion of 1857,’ though “insurgency”might also fit) began long before march of 1857 the history of the war delves deep into the colonization and conquest of india and the cultural and.
The [indian rebellion of 1857] had diverse political, economic, military, religious and social causes in 1824, there was another mutiny by a regiment ordered overseas in the first anglo-burmese war, who were refused transport to carry individual cooking vessels and told to share communal pots. The sepoy mutiny was a violent and very bloody uprising against british rule in india in 1857 it is also known by other names: the indian mutiny, the indian rebellion of 1857, or the indian revolt of 1857.
The revolt, mutiny, or rebellion, which some have seen as the first indian war of independence, began on may 10, 1857 according to the uprising of 1857: a great divide in south asian history [us library of congress website].