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Aboriginal peoples in Canada, or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada.
An adjutant general is a military chief administrative officer.
The Adjutant-General to the Forces, commonly just referred to as the Adjutant-General (AG), is one of the most senior officers in the British Army.
African American, also referred to as Black American or Afro-American, is an ethnic group of Americans (citizens or residents of the United States) with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Colonel Ahmed ‘Urabi or Orabi (أحمد عرابى, ˈæħmæd ʕoˈɾɑːbi in Egyptian Arabic; 31 March 1841 – 21 September 1911), widely known in English (and by himself) as Ahmad Arabi or Arabi Pasha, was a nationalist Egyptian and an officer of the Egyptian army.
Alambagh (Hindi: आलमबाग़, Urdu: آلم باغ) is a settlement located in Lucknow near Kanpur road in India.
Aldershot is a town in the English county of Hampshire, located on heathland about southwest of London.
The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.
The Anglo-Ashanti Wars were five conflicts between the Ashanti Empire, in the Akan interior of the Gold Coast, now Ghana, and the British Empire in the 19th century between 1824 and 1901.
The Anglo-Egyptian War occurred in 1882 between Egyptian and Sudanese forces under Ahmed ‘Urabi and the United Kingdom.
Anglo-Irish was a term used primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries to identify a privileged social class in Ireland, whose members were mostly the descendants and successors of the Protestant Ascendancy.
The Anglo-Zulu War was fought in 1879 between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom.
General Sir James Arthur Herbert KCB (1820–1897) was Quartermaster-General to the Forces.
The Ashanti (also spelled Asante) Empire (1701–1957) was an Akan empire and kingdom now Ashanti region.
Austria-Hungary (Österreich-Ungarn; Osztrák-Magyar Monarchia), also known by other names and often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Empire of Austria and the Kingdom of Hungary that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867, when the compromise was ratified by the Hungarian parliament.
An auxiliary force is an organized group supplementing but not directly incorporated in a regular military or police entity.
The ‘Urabi Revolt, also known as the ‘Urabi Revolution (الثورة العرابية), was a nationalist uprising in Egypt from 1879 to 1882.
Balaklava (Балаклáва, Балаклáва, Balıqlava, Σύμβολον) is a former city on the Crimean Peninsula and part of the city of Sevastopol.
Bangka Strait is the strait that separates the island of Sumatra from Bangka Island (Palau Banka) in the Java Sea, Indonesia.
Bari is a city and a municipality in Dholpur district in the state of Rajasthan, India.
The Battle of Amoaful was a battle fought on 31 January 1874 during the Third Anglo-Ashanti War when Sir Garnet Wolseley defeated the Ashantis after strong resistance.
The Battle of Antietam, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil.
The Battle of Fort Pillow, also known as the Fort Pillow massacre, was fought on April 12, 1864, at Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River in Henning, Tennessee, during the American Civil War.
The Battle of Ordashu was a battle fought on 4 February 1874 during the Third Anglo-Ashanti War when Sir Garnet Wolseley defeated the Ashantis.
The Third Battle of Taku Forts was an engagement of the Second Opium War, part of the British and French 1860 expedition to China.
The Battle of Tel el-Kebir or el-Tal el-Kebir was fought between the Egyptian army led by Ahmed Urabi and the British military near Tel-el-Kebir.
Beijing, formerly Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world.
A beneficiary (also, in trust law, cestui que use) in the broadest sense is a natural person or other legal entity who receives money or other benefits from a benefactor.
In a disastrous week, dubbed Black Week, from 10–17 December 1899, the British Army suffered three devastating defeats by the Boer Republics at the battles of Stormberg (690), Magersfontein (948) and Colenso (1,138), with 2,776 men killed, wounded and captured.
A blockade runner is usually a lighter-weight ship used for evading a naval blockade of a port or strait, as opposed to confronting the blockaders to break the blockade.
The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.
Cairo (القاهرة; Ⲕⲁϩⲓⲣⲏ) is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos.
Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.
The Canadian Army (French: Armée canadienne), formerly Land Force Command (LFC), is the army of Canada.
Canadian Confederation (Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the federal Dominion of Canada was formed on July 1, 1867.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality enjoying primary status in a country, state, province, or other region, usually as its seat of government.
Captain (Capt) is a junior officer rank of the British Army and Royal Marines and in both services it ranks above lieutenant and below major with a NATO ranking code of OF-2.
The Capture of Lucknow (Hindi: लखनऊ का क़ब्ज़ा, لکھنؤ کا قبضہ) was a battle of Indian rebellion of 1857.
The Cardwell Reforms refer to a series of reforms of the British Army undertaken by Secretary of State for War Edward Cardwell between 1868 and 1874 with the support of Liberal Prime Minister William E. Gladstone.
Canadian Forces Base London (also CFB London) is a former Canadian Forces Base that was located in London, Ontario, Canada.
The Channel Tunnel (Le tunnel sous la Manche; also referred to as the Chunnel) is a rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France, beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.
General Sir Charles Ellice GCB (1823–1888) is a former Adjutant-General to the Forces.
Major-General Charles George Gordon, CB (28 January 1833 – 26 January 1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British Army officer and administrator.
Chinese people are the various individuals or groups of people associated with China, either by reason of ancestry or heredity, nationality, citizenship, place of residence, or other affiliations.
The City of London is a city and county within London.
Field Marshal Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde GCB, KCSI (20 October 1792 – 14 August 1863) was a British Army officer.
Colonel (Col) is a rank of the British Army and Royal Marines, ranking below brigadier, and above lieutenant colonel.
In several Commonwealth armies, Colonel-in-Chief is a ceremonial position in each regiment.
The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa.
Colwich is a civil parish and village in Staffordshire, England.
A command hierarchy is a group of people dedicated to carrying out orders "from the top," that is, of authority.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Forces, or just the Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C), was the professional head of the English Army from 1660 to 1707 (the English Army, founded in 1660, was succeeded in 1707 by the new British Army, incorporating existing Scottish regiments) and of the British Army from 1707 until 1904 (the office was replaced in 1904 by the Chief of the General Staff.) From the passing of the War Office Act 1870, as part of the Cardwell reforms, the C-in-C was made subordinate to the Secretary of State for War.
Commander-in-Chief, Ireland was title of the commander of British forces in Ireland before 1922.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις Konstantinoúpolis or Κωνσταντινούπολη Konstantinoúpoli; Constantinopolis; قسطنطینية, Kostantiniyye; Цариград; modern Istanbul) was the capital city of the Roman/Byzantine (330–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin (1204–1261), and the Ottoman (1453–1924) empires.
The Council of India was the name given at different times to two separate bodies associated with British rule in India.
County Dublin (Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath or Contae Átha Cliath) is a county in Ireland.
The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856), also known in Russian historiography as the Eastern War of 1853–1856 (Восточная война, Vostochnaya Voina), was a conflict in which Russia lost to an alliance of France, the United Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia.
Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.
General Sir Daniel Lysons GCB (1 August 1816 – 29 January 1898) was a British Army general who achieved high office in the 1870s.
Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.
The Duke of York’s Royal Military School, more commonly called the Duke of York’s, is a co-educational Academy with military traditions in Dover, Kent, open to pupils whose parents are serving or have served in any branch of the United Kingdom armed forces for a minimum of 4 years.
Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu–Natal.
Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death.
Sir Edward William Watkin, 1st Baronet (26 September 1819 – 13 April 1901) was a British Member of Parliament and railway entrepreneur.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
The Egypt Medal (1882–1889), also called the Egyptian Medal, was awarded for the military actions involving the British Army during the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War.
The Emperor of China was the title of any sovereign of Imperial China reigning between the founding of the Qin dynasty that unified China in 221 BC, until the abdication of Puyi in 1912 following the Xinhai Revolution and the establishment of the Republic of China.
Ensign late 14c., via Scottish, from Old French enseigne (12c.) "mark, symbol, signal; flag, standard, pennant", from Latin insignia (plural) is a junior rank of a commissioned officer in the armed forces of some countries, normally in the infantry or navy.
The equestrian statue of the Viscount Wolseley is an outdoor sculpture depicting Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, located at the Horse Guards Parade in London, United Kingdom.
Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood VC, GCB, GCMG (9 February 1838 – 2 December 1919) was a British Army officer.
Faizabad (Old British Colonial name: Fyzabad), the old capital of Awadh, is the headquarters of Faizabad District and Faizabad division as well.
Between 1866 and 1871, the Fenian raids of the Fenian Brotherhood, an Irish Republican organization who were based in the United States, on British army forts, customs posts and other targets in Canada, were fought to bring pressure on Britain to withdraw from Ireland.
Field marshal has been the highest rank in the British Army since 1736.
Fort Garry, also known as Upper Fort Garry, was a Hudson's Bay Company trading post at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers in what is now downtown Winnipeg.
Fort Pillow State Park is a state park in western Tennessee that preserves the American Civil War site of the Battle of Fort Pillow.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.
General Frederic Augustus Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford (31 May 18279 April 1905) was a British Army officer best known for his commanding role during the Anglo-Zulu war.
Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts (30 September 1832 – 14 November 1914) was a British soldier who was one of the most successful commanders of the 19th century.
The Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.
The Côte d'Azur (Còsta d'Azur; literally: 'Azure Coast'), often known in English as the French Riviera, is the Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France, also including the sovereign state of Monaco.
General (or full general to distinguish it from the lower general officer ranks) is the highest rank currently achievable by professional officers of the British Army.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.
George Grossmith (9 December 1847 – 1 March 1912) was an English comedian, writer, composer, actor, and singer.
Ghaghara, also called Karnali (कर्णाली Karṇālī; Hindi: घाघरा Ghāghrā) is a perennial trans-boundary river originating on the Tibetan Plateau near Lake Mansarovar.
Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the librettist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) and to the works they jointly created.
Glynde is a village in the Lewes District of East Sussex, United Kingdom.
The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa that became the independent nation of Ghana in 1957.
The Gold Stick and the Silver Stick are bodyguard positions in the British Royal Household, personal attendants to the Sovereign on ceremonial occasions.
The Golden Bridge connects Ankleshwar to Bharuch in the Gujarat state of western India.
The Gomti, Gumti or Gomati River (गोमती Gomtī) is a tributary of the Ganga River.
Sir William Goscombe John (21 February 1860 – 15 December 1952) was a Welsh sculptor.
Her Majesty's Government (HMG), commonly referred to as the British government, Welsh: Llywodraeth Ei Mawrhydi, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.
Greenwich is an early-established district of today's London, England, and the administrative centre of the Royal Borough of Greenwich centred 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east south-east of Charing Cross.
Halik Kochanski (?-present) is a British historian and writer.
High Commissioner is the title of various high-ranking, special executive positions held by a commission of appointment.
Hill Street is a street in the central Mayfair district of London which runs southwest from Berkeley Square towards Park Lane.
Horse Guards Parade is a large parade ground off Whitehall in central London, England, at grid reference.
The House of Lords is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ("La Baie" in French), is a Canadian retail business group.
Ian Campbell Bradley (born 28 May 1950) is a British academic, author, theologian, Church of Scotland minister, journalist and broadcaster.
The Indian Mutiny Medal was a campaign medal approved in 1858, for issue to officers and men of British and Indian units who served in operations in suppression of the Indian Mutiny.
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 refers to a rebellion in India against the rule of the East India Company, that ran from May 1857 to June 1858.
An inspector general is an investigative official in a civil or military organization.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.
Ismailia (الإسماعيلية) is a city in north-eastern Egypt.
General Sir James Hope Grant GCB (22 July 1808 – 7 March 1875), British general, was the fifth and youngest son of Francis Grant of Kilgraston, Perthshire, and brother of Sir Francis Grant, President of the Royal Academy.
James Longstreet (January 8, 1821January 2, 1904) was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, but also with Gen.
Kanpur (formerly Cawnpore) is the largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India.
KhartoumThe name Khartoum comes from الخرطوم / /, literally "the hose".
The term Khedive (خدیو Hıdiv) is a title largely equivalent to the English word viceroy.
The King's Own Scottish Borderers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Scottish Division.
The Kingdom of Greece (Greek: Βασίλειον τῆς Ἑλλάδος, Vasílion tis Elládos) was a state established in 1832 at the Convention of London by the Great Powers (the United Kingdom, France and the Russian Empire).
The Kingdom of Romania (Romanian: Regatul României) was a constitutional monarchy which existed between 13 March 1881 and 30 December 1947, specified by the first three Constitutions of Romania (1866, 1923, 1938).
The Kingdom of Serbia (Краљевина Србија / Kraljevina Srbija), often rendered Servia in English at the time of its existence, was created when Prince Milan Obrenović, ruler of the Principality of Serbia, was crowned king in 1882.
Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Kumasi (historically spelled Comassie or Coomassie) Kumasi Metropolis, is a metropolis and capital city of Ashanti situated on the semi-island exclave Ashantiland.
KwaZulu–Natal (also referred to as KZN or Natal and known as "the garden province") is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.
Lake Superior (Lac Supérieur) is the largest of the Great Lakes of North America.
Lalganj (लाल गंज, لال گنج) is a town and a nagar panchayat with 50 village panchayats in the Raebareli district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
A leasehold estate is an ownership of a temporary right to hold land or property in which a lessee or a tenant holds rights of real property by some form of title from a lessor or landlord.
The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802.
A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt., LT, LTA, Lieut. and LEUT.) is a junior commissioned officer in many nations' armed forces, fire service, or law enforcement.
Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies and most marine forces and some air forces of the world, typically ranking above a major and below a colonel.
Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.
This is a list of colonial administrators in the Gold Coast (modern Ghana) from the start of English presence in 1621 until Ghana's independence from the United Kingdom in 1957.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
London is a Canadian city located in Southwestern Ontario along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor.
Louis David Riel (22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political and spiritual leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies.
The Mahdist War (1881–99) was a British colonial war of the late 19th century, which was fought between the Mahdist Sudanese, of the religious leader Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah, the Mahdi (the “Guided One”), and the forces of the Khedivate of Egypt, initially, and later the forces of Britain.
Major is a military rank of commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces.
Major-general (or major general) is a military rank used in many countries.
Manitoba is a province located at the longitudinal centre of Canada.
Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
The Métis people are Indigenous North Americans of mixed race.
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County.
A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.
Menton (written Menton in classical norm or Mentan in Mistralian norm; Mentone) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.
The Middlesex Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.
A military base is a facility directly owned and operated by or for the military or one of its branches that shelters military equipment and personnel, and facilitates training and operations.
Military engineering is loosely defined as the art and practice of designing and building military works and maintaining lines of military transport and communications.
Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877) was a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
The Nile Expedition, sometimes called the Gordon Relief Expedition (1884–85), was a British mission to relieve Major-General Charles George Gordon at Khartoum, Sudan.
The Northwest Territories (NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO) is a territory of Canada.
Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in England.
An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.
The Old Summer Palace, known in Chinese as Yuanmingyuan (lit. "Gardens of Perfect Brightness"), and originally called the Imperial Gardens, was a complex of palaces and gardens in Beijing.
Ontario is one of the ten provinces of Canada, located in east-central Canada.
Operetta is a genre of light opera, light in terms both of music and subject matter.
An Order in Council is a type of legislation in many countries, especially the Commonwealth realms.
The Order of Merit (Ordre du Mérite) is a dynastic order recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture.
The Order of Osmanieh or Osmaniye (Osmanlı Devlet Nişanı) was a military decoration of the Ottoman Empire.
The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as Prince Regent for his father, King George III.
The Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick is a dormant British order of chivalry associated with Ireland.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
Medjidie or Mejidie (Mecidiye Nişanı, August 29, 1852 – 1922) is the name of a military and knightly order of the Ottoman Empire.
The Ottoman Empire (دَوْلَتِ عَلِيّهٔ عُثمَانِیّه Devlet-i Aliyye-i Osmâniyye, Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti) which is also known as the Turkish Empire or Turkey, was an empire founded in 1299 by Oghuz Turks under Osman I in northwestern Anatolia.
The Oudh State or Kingdom of Oudh (Awadh State) was a princely state in the Awadh region during the British Raj until 1856.
The Panjdeh incident or Panjdeh Scare (Russian: Афганский кризис, Afghan Crisis or Бой за Кушку, Battle of Kushka) was a battle that occurred in 1885 when Russian forces seized Afghan territory south of the Oxus River (modern name Amu Darya) around an oasis at Panjdeh (modern Serhetabat, Turkmenistan).
The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England.
Patience; or, Bunthorne's Bride, is a comic opera in two acts with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert.
Field Marshal Sir Patrick Grant, (11 September 1804 – 28 March 1895) was a senior Indian Army officer.
The Peerage of the United Kingdom and British Empire comprises most peerages created in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland after the Act of Union in 1801, when it replaced the Peerage of Great Britain.
Permanent Active Militia (PAM) was the proper name of Canada's full-time professional land forces from the 19th century to 1940, when it became the Canadian Army.
Poetaster, like rhymester or versifier, is a derogatory term applied to bad or inferior poets.
The politics of Canada function within a framework of parliamentary democracy and a federal system of parliamentary government with strong democratic traditions.
The Potomac River is located along the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States and flows into the Chesapeake Bay.
Prince William Augustus Edward of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (11 October 1823 – 16 November 1902) was a British military officer of German parents.
Prince George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge, (George William Frederick Charles; 26 March 1819 – 17 March 1904) was a member of the British Royal Family, a male-line grandson of King George III, cousin of Queen Victoria, and maternal uncle of Queen Mary, consort of King George V. The Duke was an army officer by profession and served as Commander-in-Chief of the Forces (military head of the British Army) from 1856 to 1895.
The purchase of officer commissions in the British Army was a common practice through most of its history.
A quartermaster general is the staff officer in charge of supplies for a whole army.
In the United Kingdom, the Quartermaster-General to the Forces (QMG) is a senior general in the British Army.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Ranger's House is a medium-sized red brick Georgian mansion in the Palladian style, adjacent to Greenwich Park in the south east of London.
Rebellion, uprising, or insurrection is a refusal of obedience or order.
The Red River Rebellion (or the Red River Resistance, Red River Uprising, or First Riel Rebellion) was the sequence of events related to the 1869 establishment of a provisional government by the Métis leader Louis Riel and his followers at the Red River Colony, in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba.
General Sir Redvers Henry Buller (7 December 1839 – 2 June 1908) (pronounced "Reevers"), of Downes House, near Crediton in Devon, was a British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American soldier known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.
Colonel Sir Robert William Harley KCMG, CB (1829-23 August 1892) was a British colonial administrator.
The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.
The Royal Regiment of Horse Guards (The Blues) (RHG) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry.
The Royal Irish Regiment, until 1881 the 18th Regiment of Foot, was an infantry regiment of the line in the British Army, first raised in 1684.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.
The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), once known as the Royal Regiment of Foot, was the oldest and most senior infantry regiment of the line of the British Army, having been raised in 1633 during the reign of Charles I of Scotland.
Rugeley is a historic market town in the county of Staffordshire, England.
The Russian Empire (Pre-reform Russian orthography: Россійская Имперія, Modern Russian: Российская империя, translit: Rossiyskaya Imperiya) was a state that existed from 1721 until overthrown by the short-lived liberal February Revolution in 1917.
Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has a total area of and a land area of, the remainder being water area (covered by lakes/ponds, reservoirs and rivers).
Sìn Hồ is a rural district of Lai Châu Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam.
The Second Anglo-Burmese War or the Second Burma War (ဒုတိယ အင်္ဂလိပ် မြန်မာ စစ်; 5 April 1852 – 20 December 1852) was the second of the three wars fought between the Burmese and British forces during the 19th century, with the outcome of the gradual extinction of Burmese sovereignty and independence.
The Second Boer War (Tweede Boerenoorlog, Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, literally "Second Freedom War") otherwise known as the Second Anglo-Boer War, was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State.
The Second Opium War, the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Franco-British expedition to China, was a war pitting the British Empire and the Second French Empire against the Qing dynasty (present day China), lasting from 1856 to 1860.
Sekukuni or Sekhukhune, (1814–1882), the son of King Sekwati, was king of the Bapedi (or Marota) of Sekukuniland, in the current Limpopo province of South Africa.
Sevastopol or traditionally Sebastopol (or Севасто́поль (same in Ukrainian); Aqyar; Σεβαστούπολη, Sevastoupoli) is a city located in the southwestern region of the Crimean Peninsula on the Black Sea.
Shugborough Hall is a stately home in Great Haywood, Staffordshire, England.
The Siege of Lucknow (Hindi: लखनऊ की घेराबंदी; لکھنؤ کا محاصرہ) was the prolonged defence of the Residency within the city of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
The Siege of Sevastopol lasted from September 1854 until September 1855, during the Crimean War.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the ''Lion City'', the ''Garden City'', and the ''Red Dot'', is a leading global city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
Lieutenant General Sir James Outram, 1st Baronet GCB, KCSI (29 January 1803 – 11 March 1863) was an English general who fought in the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
The South Africa Medal (1880), often referred to as the Zulu War Medal, is a campaign medal that was instituted in 1880 and awarded by the British Government to members of the British Army, Royal Naval Brigade and Colonial Volunteers who were involved in a series of South African tribal wars in the Cape of Good Hope, Colony of Natal and Transvaal between 1877 and 1879, most notably for the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.
Southern Africa is the southernmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics, and including several countries.
Sovereignty is understood in jurisprudence as the full right and power of a governing body to govern itself without any interference from outside sources or bodies.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church church of the Diocese of London.
Staffordshire (or; abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and the best-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee.
The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.
The Suffolk Regiment was an infantry regiment of the line in the British Army with a history dating back to 1685.
Sultanpur is a city and a municipal board in Sultanpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The Taku Forts or Dagu Forts, also called the Peiho Forts are forts located by the Hai River (Peiho River) estuary, in Tanggu District, Tianjin municipality, in northeastern China.
Tanggu District) was a district in the Tianjin municipality on the coast of north China, now part of the Binhai New Area. It is on the Hai River where it enters the Bohai Sea, and is a port for Tianjin, which is about 30 miles (48 km) upriver. The Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area is within the city limits and oversees the construction of a. The Tanggu Truce was signed in Tanggu.
Tennessee (ᏔᎾᏏ, Tanasi) is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States.
The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert.
The Royal Canadian Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.
The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum is a military museum located at Wolseley Barracks (the former CFB London) in London, Ontario, Canada, the historic home of The Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR).
The Times-Picayune is an American newspaper published in New Orleans, Louisiana, since January 25, 1837.
Tianjin (Tianjinese:; Postal map spelling: Tientsin) is a metropolis in coastal northeastern China and one of the five national central cities of the People's Republic of China, with a total municipal population of 15,200,000.
The Transvaal Colony was the name used to refer to the Transvaal region during the period of direct British rule and military occupation between the end of the Anglo-Boer War in 1902 when the South African Republic was dissolved, and the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910.
The Trent Affair was an international diplomatic incident that occurred during the American Civil War.
A tribal chief is the leader of a tribal society or chiefdom.
The Union-Castle Line was a prominent British shipping line that operated a fleet of passenger liners and cargo ships between Europe and Africa from 1900 to 1977.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland were united.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
The United States Colored Troops (USCT) were regiments in the United States Army composed of mainly African-American (colored) soldiers, although non-African Americans people of color such as Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans and Native Americans also fought under USCT regiments.
The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
Virginia (U.S.:, U.K.), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.
Viscount Wolseley, of Wolseley in the County of Stafford, was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The Volunteer Officers' Decoration, post-nominal letters VD, was instituted in 1892 as an award for long and meritorious service by officers of the United Kingdom's Volunteer Force.
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for the fourteen comic operas (known as the Savoy operas) produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan.
The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between the 17th century and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence.
West Rapti drains Rapti Zone in Mid-Western Region, Nepal, then Awadh and Purvanchal regions of Uttar Pradesh state, India before joining the Ghaghara a major left bank tributary of the Ganges known as the Karnali inside Nepal.
The White Cliffs of Dover are cliffs which form part of the English coastline facing the Strait of Dover and France.
White people is a racial classification specifier, depending on context used for people of Caucasian ancestry.
William Topaz McGonagall (March 1825 – 29 September 1902) was a Scottish weaver, doggerel poet and actor.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba, Canada.
There have been two baronetcies created for members of the Wolseley family, one in the Baronetage of England and one in the Baronetage of Ireland.
The Wolseley expedition was a military force authorized by Sir John A. Macdonald to confront Louis Riel and the Métis in 1870, during the Red River Rebellion, at the Red River Colony in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba.
Wolseley (Canada 2006 Census population 782) is a town in southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada, approximately 100 km east of Regina on the Trans-Canada Highway.
Wolseley is a neighbourhood located within the West End of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Xilin County is a county of Guangxi, China.
The Zulu Kingdom, sometimes referred to as the Zulu Empire (or Zululand) is a monarchy in Southern Africa that extended along the coast of the Indian Ocean from the Tugela River in the south to Pongola River in the north.
The 80th Regiment of Foot (Staffordshire Volunteers) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, created in 1793 and amalgamated into The South Staffordshire Regiment in 1881.
The 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment of Foot was a regiment in the British Army.
The 90th Perthshire Light Infantry was a Scottish light infantry regiment of the British Army, active from 1794 to 1881.
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