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General Fang arrived, after audience, in March but the English had already taken the Wang-tong and Bogue forts on the 5th of the 2nd Moon [the 26th February], when Admiral ; Kwan was killed. Over 300 guns, together with the 200 or more of foreign guns purchased by Lin, had fallen into or so were of at the enemy's men once The Cantonese newly sent by hands. arrived K'ishen The thousand from to Hu Nan the front. moment the engagement Hu Nan men fought as they retreatfled the began but the ed, and half of them were drowned, together with their Commander Siangfuh.
Day, he at last succeeded in getting Elliot safely out of the crowd on board his ship. The foreign ships now left one after the other ; some of the largest got ashore, and the country people offered to burn plunder them ; but K'ikung and would not hear of Notwithstanding, a military graduate" did succeed in blowing up one of the foreign ships at Ch'iin-pi 6 it. [Chuenpee] by means of some fire-ships he had got Another together, and all the others then made off. success was that of the Fatshan volunteers, who got windward of the Kwai-kong c Fort, and killed a score or more of the enemy by throwing a to the Chinese Account of the poisonous dust into their eyes.
More being stationed at Chen-hai and Ningpo. [the 4th] of different About September the points the foreign around beginning ships [the Chinese Account of the " Nemesis "] first attacked Opium War. Shih P a c u, 49 but much damage on account of the cruised up and down for a time, and unable to do were rocks : finally they then Our attacked Ting-hai on the 26th of September. guns damaged one of the steam-launches, which made off at once. Two days later, the whole fleet commenced an attack upon the Hiao-feng Hill, 6 but our troops were protected by the rocks, and a party men who landed in a boat were driven off by of Attacks made in other parts of the On the repulsed by our guns.