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Major General Herbert Taylor MacPherson VC, 1886 (c)

Oil on canvas by Edmund Havell Jnr and Edward Deanes, 1889.

MacPherson (1827-1886) received the Victoria Cross during the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859) for setting an example of heroic gallantry to the men of his regiment, the 78th (Highland) Regiment of Foot (Ross-shire Buffs), at Lucknow on 25 September 1857, at the period of the action in which they captured two brass 9-pounders at bayonet point.

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NAM. 1995-04-65-1


Gift from Mrs Nancy Clare de Ferry Foster, 1995


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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