The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Napier of Magdala
Lord, military engineer officer, born in Ceylon; distinguished himself at the sieges of Multan, Delhi, and Lucknow; commanded an expedition in Abyssinia, stormed and took Magdala in 1868, for which he was rewarded with high honours (1810-1890).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Napier of Magdala'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/n/napier-of-magdala.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.