Military List Of First Opium War Battles

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List of every major First Opium War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous First Opium War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the First Opium War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this First Opium War list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these First Opium War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

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Battle of Amoy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of First Opium War Battles
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Battle of Amoy


The Battle of Amoy was fought between British and Chinese forces in Amoy, China, on 26 August 1841, during the First Opium War. The British captured the forts in Amoy and Gulangyu Island. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Xiamen, China

Part of: First Opium War

Battle of Canton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of First Opium War Battles
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Battle of Canton


The Second Battle of Canton was fought between British and Chinese forces in Canton, China, in May 1841 during the First Opium War. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Guangzhou, China

Part of: First Opium War

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Battle of Canton


The First Battle of Canton was fought between British and Chinese forces in Canton, China, on 18 March 1841 during the First Opium War. The capture led to the hoisting of the Union Jack on the British factory in Canton and the resumption of trade between the British and the Chinese. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Guangzhou, China

Part of: First Opium War

Battle of Chapoo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of First Opium War Battles
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Battle of Chapoo


The Battle of Chapoo was fought between British and Chinese forces in Chapoo, China, on 18 May 1842 during the First Opium War. ...more on Wikipedia

Part of: First Opium War