Taiping Rebellion

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Taiping Rebellion
Chronological list of Wars and Campaigns
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East India Company Taiping Rebels
Result: Gordon's forces defeated the rebels
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The Taiping Rebellion was a large scale revolt against the Qing Dynasty. Western powers became involved in 1860 after an attack upon Shanghai. This led eventually to the defeat of the Taipings at the hands of the The Ever-Victorious Army under Maj Charles George Gordon.

External Links

Historical books online

French edition 1853. Archive.org
Volume I (probably 2nd edition), Vol. I 2nd file, but missing title page (appears to have been author/publishing decision); Volume II; (Volume III) All Archive.org.


  1. Thomas 'China Tom' Adkins, b.1836 Obituary. adkins-family.org.uk