Battle of Bogue Forts, Pearl River

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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
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

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

Pearl River Map
From W.L.Clowes web article