Assault on Shek Tsing, 1859

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Assault on Shek Tsing, 1859

Postby Mark » 19 Dec 2017 10:31

Does anyone know of any first-hand accounts, indeed any accounts, of Straubenzee's assault on Shek Tsing in 1859?

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Re: Assault on Shek Tsing, 1859

Postby Maureene » 23 Dec 2017 12:34

There are brief mentions in the following online books (Archive.org)
https://www.archive.org/stream/frontier ... 0/mode/2up
page 410 Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol VI Intelligence Branch Army HQ India 1911
https://archive.org/stream/narrativeofe ... 8/mode/2up
page 468 Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's mission to China and Japan in the years 1857, '58, '59, Volume II by Laurence Oliphant and also page 475

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Re: Assault on Shek Tsing, 1859

Postby Mark » 05 Jan 2018 10:43

Thanks, Maureen! Much appreciated.

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