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Our Caughnawagas in Egypt

This booklet, published 1885, covers the period in late 1884 when General Gordon was attempting to ascend the Nile River to attack Kartoum; the British army recruited Mohawk boatmen, engaged to navigate the expedition southward up the Nile. It was vritten by Louis Jackson, of Caughnawage, Captain of the Contingent. For background, see The Royal Engineers in Egypt and the Sudan by E.W.C Sandes.




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