See also:Indian soldier and
See also:administrator, was
See also:born on the zsth of
See also:January 1812, educated at Addiscombe, and entered the Bombay
See also:artillery in 1828 . He served, in the first Afghan War under
See also:Keane, and afterwards led his regiment with distinction at the battles of
See also:Meeanee, Shandadpur, and
See also:Umarkot; but it is as commandant of the
See also:Horse and
See also:superintendent of Upper Sind that he was chiefly famous . He was the pacificator of the Sind frontier, reducing the tribes to quietude as niuch by his commanding
See also:personality as by his ubiquitous military
See also:measures . In 1853 he foretold the Indian
See also:Mutiny, saying: " There is more danger to our Indian
See also:empire from the state of the Bengal army, from the feeling which there exists between the native and the
See also:European, and thence. spreads throughout the length and breadth of the
See also:land, than from all other causes combined . Let
See also:government look to this; it is a serious and most important truth "; but he was only rebuked by
See also:Lord Dalhousie for his pains . He was a friend of Sir
See also:Napier and Sir
See also:Outram, and resembled them in his out-spoken criticisms and independence of authority . He died at the early age of 46 of
See also:brain fever, brought on by excessive
See also:heat and overwork . The
See also:town of
See also:Jacobabad, which has the reputation of being the hottest place in India, is named after him . See A . I . Shand, General John Jacob (1900) .
JACOB OF SERUGH
JACOBA, or JACQUELINE (1401-1436)
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