The 93rd Sutherland Highlanders played a major part in the relief of Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny.

The strongly fortified Begum Kothi was attacked on 11th March 1858 and artillery fire formed a small breach in the wall for the soldiers to storm. The work depicts the moment of the storming and a piper plays to the left of the picture. It was recorded that Pipe Major John McLeod continued playing throughout the action to encourage the men.


Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum

The Castle, Stirling, FK8 1EH
01786 475165
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Please note the museum is currently closed for redevelopment and is due to reopen in summer 2019.

Entry is free with paid entry to Stirling Castle

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