Narrative of the North China Campaign of 1860: Containing Personal Experiences of Chinese Character, and of the Moral and Social Condition of the Country; Together with a Description of the Interior of Pekin
Smith, Elder and Company, 1861 - 391 Seiten
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accompanied advance Allies appearance army arrived attack Author bank battery boats bridge Brigade British brought camp carried carts cavalry Chinese close cloth Colonel command continued coolies covered crossed direction distance ditch Division Edition encamped enemy English entered face fear field fire force formed fort forts French front gate give ground guard guns hands head horses houses John land leave letter look Lord Elgin mandarin miles morning mounted natives night observed officers once orders Palace Parkes party passed Pehtang Pekin position Post 8vo presented Price Prince prisoners quarters reached rear received Regiment rest returned river road rooms Second sent showed side Sir Hope Grant soldiers soon Staff standing supplied taken Takoo Tangkoo Tartars temple tents Tien-tsin took troops turned village vols wall whole wounded yards
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