Battle of Peking

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Battle of Peking
Part of 2nd China War 1856-60
Date: 13 October 1860
Location: Beijing, China
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 39.908173°N 116.3979°E
Result: British victory
British & French Chinese
Lord Elgin
Lt Gen James Hope Grant
Gen Cousin-Montauban

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Beijing
Variants: Pekin/Peking

External Links

Opium Wars Wikipedia
2nd Opium War Wikipedia
The Surrender of Pekin Google Books
Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI - Peking Occupied