List Of Taiping Rebellion Battles

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List of every major Taiping Rebellion battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Taiping Rebellion battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Taiping Rebellion, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Taiping Rebellion 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 Taiping Rebellion battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List contains battles like Jintian Uprising and Battle of Cixi.

The Battle of Cixi or Battle of Tzeki was a decisive victory for Qing imperial forces led by the American soldier of fortune, Frederick Townsend Ward against Taiping Rebels in late Qing Dynasty China. By 1862 Ward, who recently scored several victories for the imperial forces, had raised an army for the defense of Shanghai. On 20 September he attacked the walled city of Cixi ten miles outside Ningbo. During the attack Ward was mortally wounded but remained in the field until victory was assured. Ward died the next day and command of his army eventually passed to Charles George Gordon. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Cixi City, China

Part of: Taiping Rebellion

Combatants: China, Qing Dynasty

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Battle of Nanjing (1853)

The Battle of Nanjing (1853) began after the fall of Wuhan on March 8, 1853, and ended with the fall of the capital city of Nanking on March 19, 1853 to Taiping troops, a few days after the Qing Government evacuated the city. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Nanjing, China

Part of: Taiping Rebellion

Combatants: China, Qing Dynasty

Battle of Sanhe

The Battle of Sanhe was a major engagement of the Taiping Rebellion, occurring in 1858. During this battle, the crack troops of Zeng Guofan’s Hunan Army were lost, along with one of its most capable commanders, Li Xubin. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Anhui, China

Part of: Taiping Rebellion

Combatants: China, Qing Dynasty

Battle of Shanghai

The Battle of Shanghai was a major engagement of the Taiping Rebellion that occurred from June 1861 to July 1862. British and French troops used modern artillery on a large scale for the first time in China. Cannon fire inflicted heavy casualties on the Taiping forces, whose commander Li Xiucheng was wounded in the left leg by a shot fired from a cannon. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Pudong, Shanghai, China

Part of: Taiping Rebellion

Combatants: Second French Empire, Qing Dynasty