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war, or, Service on the Chin Hills.
Owing to the moun try, the transport o
mainlv of Indian
mented, as occa-by Chins. The can be obtained, beast of burden, home in these hills, of running up the pounds or more slung on
tainous nature of the coun-the columns consisted hill coolies, supple-sion required, Chin, when he is an excellent He is quite at and thinks nothing steepest wTith eighty
their own food, thus shelling a hos^"^ hls ^^ aiso cari7
villagea" fire ' " a a ,
sariat no trouble on that score. glV1Dg commis-
In some of the expeditions, where mule-mule transport to a limited ex tent was employed in addition to the coolies. These coolie corps were enlisted in Darjeeling, and brought across specially for these operations. Each corps was in charge of a British officer. A surgeon was also attached to each.
tracks had been previously made,
shelling a hostile village-A jammed."
R Chat the Coolies
These Gurkha and Bh.ia coolies were a cheery ,o, of Me feaows. A, S* coming through ,he ,naay were knocked over by iIlness, and about . hundredThese Gurkha and BhA .ia coolies were a cheery ,o, of Me fea ows. A, S* coming through ,he ,naa y were knocked over by iIlness, and about . hundred