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A.D.
1863.—September.—Gordon invests Soochow.

October.-Burgevine surrenders to Gordon.
November.—Gordon defcated before Soochow.
December.-Fall of Soochow.
Execution of the Wangs.

Gordon resigns command.
1864.–March.—Gordon resumes command and retakes the field.

Hangchow captured by the Imperialists.
Repulse of Gordon at Kintang.
May.-Chanchu fu captured.
Junc.-Suicide of Hung Sew-tsucn, the Tien Wang.
July 19.-Fall of Nanking.
August.-Execution of the Chung Wang.
Wuchu evacuated by the Tai-pings, who disappear from

the provinces of Kiangsoo and Chekiang. Establishment of a camp at the Fung-wang Shan, near

Shanghai, for disciplining the Chinese troops 1865.-April.—The remnants of the Tai-pings driven out of Chang

chow, ncar Amoy.
May.---Sankolinsin killed by the Nien-fei.
Tseng Kwo-fan made Generalissimo of all the Imperial

Forces,
June.-Death of Burgevine.
July.—Tho Tai-pings finally disappear in the mountains between

the provinces of Quangtung, Fukien, and Kiangsi.
The Nien-fei give much trouble in the valley of the Yellow

River, and the Mohammedan rebels in Shensi.
Prince Kung made Inspector-General of all Military Camps,

as a counterpoise to Tseng Kwo-fan.
1866.-Defeats of the Nien-fei and Mohammedan rebels.

A Chinese Commissioner sent to Europe, and received by her

Majesty the Queen. 1867.-Improved state of China

The Nien-fei again give trouble, and escape through the lines of

Governor-General Lí, but are dispersed in the end of the year, Discussions arise in connection with the coming revision of the

Treaty of Tientsin. 1868.-Li crushes the Nien-fei in Shantung, but some parties of them

cscape and unite with the Mohammedan rebels in Chili, for which Lí is degraded at Peking, but he continues to pursue the rebels and drives them before him.

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LIST OF ENGAGEMENTS BETWEEN THE TAI-PINGS AND

DISCIPLINED IMPERIALISTS, 1862-64.

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Admiral Protet killed.
May 20, 1862 British and French Forces.
July 17, 1862 Ward's Force.
Aug. 2, 1862

Captain Dew and Contingents.
Aug. 17, 1862 Ward's Force.
Sept. 21, 1862

C. TSEKI

-C. FUNGWHA
K. KADING
K. POWOKONG
C. SAANOYU
K. TAITSAN
C. ShowSHING
K. FUSHAN
K. TAITAN
K. QUINSAN

tingenta
Oct. 11, 1862 Captain Dew and Contingents.
Oct. 23, 1862 British and French Forces.
Nov. 13, 1862 Burgevine and Ward's Force.
Nov. 27, 1862 Captain Dew and Contingento.
Feb. 14, 1863 Defeat; Holland.

March 18, 1863 Captain Dew and Contingents.
6 April 4, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Chinese Troops.

May 2, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Chincse Troops.
May 31, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Chincse Troopa

K. KAHPOO

July 28, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Chinese Troops. K. WOKONG

July 29, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Chinese Troops. K. KAHPOO

Aug. 4, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Chinese Troops. K. FOXGCHING

Aug. 13, 1863 Macartney and Chinese Troops. K. SEEDONG

Aug. 15, 1863 Macartney and Chinese Troops. C. FUYANG

Sept. 8, 1863

Franco-Chinese Troops.
K. KoxcyIN

Sept. 17, 1863 Imperialists.
K PATACAIAO

Sept. 29, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Force. .
K. PATACHIAO

Oct. 1, 1863 Repulse of Rebel attack
K. WOKONG

Oct. 13, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Force.
K. WULIUNGCHIAO Oct. 23, 186 Colonel Gordon and Force,
K. WOKONG

Oct. 26, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Force.
K. LEEKU

Nov. 1, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Force.
K. WANTI

Nov. 11, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Force.
K. FUSAIQWAN

Nov. 19, 1863 Colonel Gordon and Force.
K. LOW MUN Soochow Nov. 27, 1863 Defeat; Gordon and Force.
K. Low mux Soochow Nov, 29, 1863 Colonel Gordon and force.
K. SOOCHOW

Dec. 5, 1863 Surrenders
K. WUSIEH

Dec. 13, 1863 Evacuated.
C. PINGROO

Dec. 16, 1863 Surrenders.
C. CHAPOO

Dec. 20, 1863 Surrenders.
C. HAIYUEN

Dec, 21, 1863 Surrenders.
C. KaxsOO

Jap. 7, 1864 Surrenders.
K. PIXGWANG

Jan. 9, 1864 Imperialists.
C. HANING

Jan. 25, 1864 Surrender
K. YESING

March 1, 1864 Colonel Gordon and Force.
K. TAJOW KO

March 3, 1864 Colonel Gordon and Force.
K. LIYANG

March 9, 1864 Colonel Gordon and Force.
C. KASHING FU March 20, 1864 Imperialists.
C. HANGCHOW

March 21, 1864 Franco-Chinese Troops.
K. KINTANG

March 21, 1864 Repulse; Colonel Gordon and Force.
C. YECHANG

March 21, 1864 Evacuated.
K. Waissoo

March 31, 1964 Defeat of Gordon's Force.
C. SEMEN

April 7, 1864 Evacuated.
K. WAISSOO

April 11, 1864 Capture of position; Gordon & Force.
K. CHEWYUNG

April 20, 1864 Evacuated.
K. STOCKADES,
WEST

Captured ; Gordon's Force and Im.
Gate,CHANCHU FU }

April 23, 1864

perialists.
C. TEZIN

April 25, 1864 Evacuated.
K. KINTANG

April 25, 1864 Evacuated.
K. CHANCUV FO April 27, 1864 Defeat of Gordon's Force.

Captured; Gordon's Force and Im.
K. CHANCHU FU May 11, 1864

perialista.
K. TAYAN

May 13, 1864 Evacuated.
C. CHANGCHING July 4, 1864 Evacuated.
K. NANKING

July 19, 1864 Captured; Imperialists.
C. WUCHU YO

Aug. 28, 1864 Evacuated.

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