Events of 1265/1848–49 and the Conquest of Lesser Turkistan
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[206c] Following his return from Fort Attock, the Amir-i Kabir turned his attention to the conquest of Lesser Turkistan. He assigned his son, Sardar Muhammad Akram Khan, to subdue the region and gave him a sizeable army including the two regular infantry regiments of the late Wazir Muhammad Akbar Khan which had been re-assigned to Sardar Ghulam Haydar Khan. Sardar Muhammad Akram left Kabul and by the time he reached Bamyan, the…

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“Events of 1265/1848–49 and the Conquest of Lesser Turkistan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000186>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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