Taiping Rebellion

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Summary

Taiping Rebellion
1850-64
Chronological list of Wars and Campaigns
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Location:
Combatants:
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

References

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