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PART I. CHAPTER 1, Pa;A Massacre of the Embassy-The Kurram Field Force moves upon Cabul. 1 CHAPTER II. Yakub Khan in the British Camp. 7 CHAPTER III. The Advance to Charasia and the Battle of that Name, etc. 20 CHAPTER IV. Capture of Sherpur Cantonments-The Affair of the Asmai Heights. 38 CHAPTER V. Cabul Occupied by General Roberts. 52 CHAPTER VI. The Stores in Bala Hissar Arsenal-Disastrous Explosions, etc. 64 CHAPTER VII. Execution of Prominent Afghans: The Case of the Kotwal of Cabul, etc. 82 CHAPTER VIII. Fighting in the Shutargardan Pass, etc. 93 CHAPTER IX. Abdication of Yakub Khan; his Arrest, etc. 99 CHAPTER X. The British Army moves into Sherpur; opening Communication with the Khyber Force, etc. 113 CHAPTER XI. 1j The Bala Hissar Dismantled-Raiding for the Murderers of Cavagnari--Execution of numerous Sepoys. 126 CHAPTER XII. Approach of Winter-Operations against the Safis, etc. 140 CHAPTER XIII. Difficulties as to Supplies-Bahadur Khan's Contumacy; his Villages Destroyed, etc. 151 CHAPTER XIV. Yakub Khan Deported to India-Affairs in Afghan Turkistan- Tribal Uneasiness about Cabul, etc. 168 CHAPTER XV. The December Troubles-Formidable Strength of Mahomed Jan-- Repulse of General Dunham Massy-The Afghan Army before Cabul. 181 CHAPTER XVI. The Fighting around Cabul-General Roberts withdraws within Sherpur, etc. 195 CHAPTER XVII. The Siege of Sherpur-Musa Jan proclaimed Amir by the Afghan Leader, etc. 213 CHAPTER XVIII The Siege of Sherpur (continued)-Mahomed Jan delivers his Attack-Its Failure-Reinforcements from the Khyber Line, etc. 233 CHAPTER XIX Dispersion of Afghan Army-General Roberts Re-occupies Cabul-Universality of the late Jehad-A Looted City. 252 CHAPTER XX. Punishment of Mir Butcha and his Kohistanis-Asmatullah Khan's Operations about Jugdulluck--Deportation of Daoud Shah. 266 CHAPTER XXI. General Roberts proclaims an Amnesty-Afghan Chiefs at Cabul- Message from Mahomed Jan-News of Abdur Rahman Khan, etc. 276 CHAPTER XXII. PAG The British Hospital in Cabul-"How we Live in Sherpur"-"How they Live in Cabul." 291 CHAPTER XXIII. Shere Ali's Efforts to raise an Army-Gun-making, etc. in Cabul- The Ghazi and his Mode of Warfare. 313 CHAPTER XXIV. The Early Life of Abdur Rahman Khan-Prominent Afghan Characters, etc. 331 CHAPTER XXV. Mr. Lepel Griffin arrives at Sherpur to investigate the Political Situation-The Malcontent Chiefs in Durbar- Explanation of British Policy. 347 CHAPTER XXVI. General Ross goes out to meet General Stewart-A Second Successful Battle at Charasia. 368 CHAPTER XXVII. General Stewart at Cabul-His March from Candahar-The Battle of Ahmed Khel-Capture of Ghazni, Action at Urzoo, etc. 382 CHAPTER XXVIII. "The Divine Figure from the North"-A Period of Calm-The Kizilbashes, etc. 397 CHAPTER XXIX. The Amirship offered to Abdur Rahman-Cavalry Action at Padkhao Shana. 409 CHAPTER XXX. Formal Recognition of Abdur Rahman by the British-His Interviews with Mr. Griffin-A Settlement arrived at. 424 CHAPTER XXXI. News of Maiwand-General Roberts marches to relieve Candahar- Cabul evacuated by General Stewart-the Settlement with Abdur Rahman. 443 PART II. P\c, Introducton 453 CHAPTER I. The March to Candahar-Arrival at Shashgao. 455 CHAPTER II. The March to Candahar (continued)-Relief of Khelat-i-Ghilzai- Arrival at Robat-End of the March, etc, 468 CHAPTER III. General Roberts in Candahar-Reconnaissance on the Herat Road- Battle of Candahar and Defeat of Ayub Khan, etc. 494 CHAPTER IV. The Siege of Candahar-Sortie by the Garrison, etc. 520 CHAPTER V. The Operations on the Helmund-The Disaster at Maiwand. 535