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|partof=[[:Category:1st China War 1839-42|1st China War 1839-42]]
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|date=18 May 1842
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|location=Zhapu, Shanghai
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|presidency=[[Madras]]
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|co-ordinates=[http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ll=30.611838,121.08348&z=11&t=h&hl=en 30.611838°N 121.08348°E]     
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|result=British victory
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|territory=
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|combatant1=[[East India Company]]
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|combatant2=Chinese
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|commander1=[[Hugh Gough|Maj Gen Sir Hugh Gough]]
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|commander2=
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|strength1=
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|strength2=
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|casualties1= 10 killed<br>50 wounded
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|casualties2=5-600 dead
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}}
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== External Links ==
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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] www.pdavis.nl<br>
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[http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101011135/ Sir Hugh Gough] Dictionary of National Biography<br>
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[http://www.archive.org/stream/frontieroverseas06indi#page/390/mode/2up  Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI - Chapu] www.archive.org
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[[Category:Battles|Chapu, Battle of]]
 
[[Category:Battles|Chapu, Battle of]]
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[[Category:1st China War 1839-42|Canton, Battle of]]

Latest revision as of 17:45, 21 April 2011

Battle of Chapu
Part of 1st China War 1839-42
Date: 18 May 1842
Location: Zhapu, Shanghai
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 30.611838°N 121.08348°E
Result: British victory
Combatants
East India Company Chinese
Commanders
Maj Gen Sir Hugh Gough
Strength
Casualties
10 killed
50 wounded
5-600 dead

External Links

Opium Wars Wikipedia
1st Opium War Wikipedia
W.L.Clowes on the Ist Anglo-Chinese War www.pdavis.nl
Sir Hugh Gough Dictionary of National Biography
Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI - Chapu www.archive.org