392 THE I30Y TRAVELLERS IN THE FAR EAST.
16th of July, when it was found that Havelock's troops were advancing, and the rebel army was being defeated, the order was given for their
the memorial well at cawnpore.
slaughter. The bodies of the victims were thrown into a well near the building; not only the dead but the living were thrown there, and when the English entered the place they were told by some of the natives how the butchery had been conducted, and that for hours afterward any one passing the well could hear the sound of groaning.
The carriage took our friends to General Wheeler's intrencliment, where a memorial church has since been erected, to the ghaut, or landing-steps, where the massacre on the boats was perpetrated, and then to the