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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opium_Wars Wikipedia - Opium Wars]<br>[http://www.pdavis.nl/China.htm W.L.Clowes on the Ist  Anglo-Chinese War]<br>[http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=HGsU0WoI3AIC&pg=PA256&dq=Bogue+Fort&ei=F0fNR8jJG4TIyATRrsWfBA#PPA258,M1 Google Books - Capture of Bogue Forts]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opium_Wars Opium Wars] Wikipedia<br>
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Opium_War 1st Opium War] Wikipedia<br>
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[http://www.pdavis.nl/China.htm W.L.Clowes on the Ist  Anglo-Chinese War] Peter Davis website<br>
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[http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=HGsU0WoI3AIC&pg=PA256&dq=Bogue+Fort&ei=F0fNR8jJG4TIyATRrsWfBA#PPA258,M1 Capture of Bogue Forts] Google Books<br>
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[http://www.archive.org/stream/frontieroverseas06indi#page/372/mode/2up Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI - Attack on the Bogue Forts] www.archive.org
  
 
[[Image:PearlRivermap.jpg|thumb|Pearl River Map<br>From W.L.Clowes web article]]
 
[[Image:PearlRivermap.jpg|thumb|Pearl River Map<br>From W.L.Clowes web article]]

Latest revision as of 18:04, 20 December 2009

Battle of Bogue Forts, Pearl River
Part of 1st China War 1839-42
Date: 7 January 1841
Location: Zhu Jiang, Guangdong, China
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 22.772816°N 113.668842°E
Result: British victory
Combatants
East India Company Chinese
Commanders
Chuenpee Fort:
Maj Thomas Pratt
Tycocktow Fort:
Capt James Scott RN
Strength
Chuenpee Fort:
1,400 Royal Marines
26th Regiment
Tycocktow Fort:
Naval Bombardment
Marines & Small Arms Men
Casualties

External Links

Opium Wars Wikipedia
1st Opium War Wikipedia
W.L.Clowes on the Ist Anglo-Chinese War Peter Davis website
Capture of Bogue Forts Google Books
Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI - Attack on the Bogue Forts www.archive.org

Pearl River Map
From W.L.Clowes web article