Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
James Outram: A Biography

James Outram: A Biography
2 Volume Set


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Naval and Military History

  • Date Published: June 2012
  • availability: Out of stock in print form with no current plan to reprint
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108046749

£ 62.00
Multiple copy pack

Out of stock in print form with no current plan to reprint
Unavailable Add to wishlist

Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Product filter button
About the Authors
  • James Outram (1803–63) was a British East India Company Army officer who became a national hero after his successful campaign at Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Outram, who was called the 'Bayard of India' for his military exploits, had spent most of his career in India and Afghanistan, where he was involved in numerous armed conflicts. He also worked as a political agent and had much success negotiating on behalf of the British with the Princely States. This two-volume biography of Outram, published in 1880, was written by Frederic John Goldsmid (1818–1908), a British Army officer and civil servant who also spent much of his career in India, and was involved in overseeing the construction of an Indo-European telegraph line before writing about Outram.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity


    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?


    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2012
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108046749
    • length: 980 pages
    • dimensions: 217 x 140 x 57 mm
    • weight: 1.34kg
    • contains: 5 b/w illus. 8 maps
    • availability: Out of stock in print form with no current plan to reprint
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Preface
    Book I. Boyhood, Youth, Manhood, 1803–43:
    1. 1803–18. The Outram family
    2. 1819–24. Early military tastes
    3. 1825–8. Khandesh and the Bhils
    4. 1829–35. Bhils at school
    5. 1835–8. Appointment to a special mission
    6. 1838–9. Family affairs
    7. 1839. Ghazni
    8. 1839–42. Honours and rewards
    9. 1842. Retrospect of Outram's work in Sind and Baluchistan, from February to November, 1842
    10. 1842–3. Back in Sind again
    Book II. Middle Age, 1843–56:
    1. 1843–5. Home
    Appendices. Volume 2: Book II continued. Middle Age, 1843–56:
    2. 1845–50. Satára
    3. 1850–4. Return to Baroda and results
    4. 1854–6. Farewell to Baroda
    Book III. The Experienced Soldier and Statesman, 1856–63:
    1. 1856–7. Appointment to command of Persian expedition
    2. 1857. Summons to India
    3. 1857. Lakhnau, from September 25 to November 22, 1857
    4. 1857–8. Outram at the 'Alam-bágh
    5. 1858. Final capture of Lakhnau under Sir Colin Campbell
    6. 1858–63. Council of the Governor-General
    7. Funeral in Westminster Abbey
    Our Indian Army: minute … in opposition to the proposed amalgamation of the European and native forces (1860).

  • Author

    F. J. Goldsmid

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner Please see the permission section of the catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×
warning icon

Turn stock notifications on?

You must be signed in to your Cambridge account to turn product stock notifications on or off.

Sign in Create a Cambridge account arrow icon

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.


Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.