Soldiers of the 29th (Punjab) Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry in Afghanistan, 1878 (c)
Photograph by Bourne and Shepherd, 2nd Afghan War (1878-1880), 1878 (c).
Raised in 1857 for service during the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859), the 29th saw much service in Afghanistan including the action at Peiwar Kotal at the western end of the Kurram Valley on 2 December 1878 when Major-General Frederick Roberts' Anglo-Indian Kurrum Field Force engaged Afghan regular troops and local tribesmen.
From an album of 115 photographs by Bourne and Shepherd.
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