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

External Links

Wikipedia - Opium Wars
W.L.Clowes on the Ist Anglo-Chinese War
Google Books - Capture of Bogue Forts

Pearl River Map
From W.L.Clowes web article