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OCHTERLONY THE AMERICAN INDIAN

By Reginald Massey David Ochterlony was born in Boston in 1758 and at the age of eighteen managed to procure a cadetship to serve in India. He soon took part in battles that broke  the power of the Sindhia of Gwalior. General Lake noted that the young American had potential. Ochterlony was promoted to the rank…

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