Category:Douglas Hamilton

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General Douglas Hamilton (8 April 1818 – 20 January 1892) was a British Indian Army officer, gazetted to the 21st Regiment of the en:Madras Army from 1837 to 1871. He was a well known surveyor of the early British hill stations in South India and a famous hunting sportsman, shikari, big-game hunter and trophy collector. He was an acute observer of nature and a gentleman. He legitimately shot more game in the Nilgiri Hills than any other sportsman.