Table of contents for The Afghan War of 1879-1880 : being a complete narrative of the capture of Cabul, the siege of Sherpur, the battle of Ahmed Khel, the brilliant march to Candahar, and the defeat of Ayub Khan, with the operations on the Helmund, and the settlement with Abdur Rahman Khan / by Howard Hensman.


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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



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Afghan Wars Personal narratives, Hensman, Howard, d, 1916