These cast in their lot with the mutineers, and commenced by killing their officers.
On the 16th of August he defeated the mutineers at Bithur.
The mass of the mutineers summoned Ali to the Caliphate, and compelled even Talha and Zobair to do him homage.
Most of the rajas remained loyal; and the capture of the town of Kotah, which had been held by the mutineers of that state, in March 1858, marked the extinction of armed rebellion.
Wheeler with his small band of soldiers and the European and Eurasian residents were exposed for 21 days to the fire of the mutineers, is merely a bare field, containing the well where many women and children were shot while getting water.