Below the Hukawng valley the Chindwin is interrupted at several places by fails or transverse reefs.
Of these one was sent to the Chindwin district and one to Mandalay.
During its course northward it receives by many affluents the drainage of the eastern slopes of the Chindwin.
On the 28th December, I crossed the river with my whole force, and entrenched myself on the sandbank of the Chindwin.
I sent out a party to attack and destroy the house of a hostile chief, east of the Chindwin, and it was successfully accomplished.
The Chindwin, and the route to it through Manipur, had not been considered when the campaign was decided on.
It happened at the same time that part of the Pakokku district on the Lower Chindwin was very much disturbed.
Meanwhile trouble broke out in the Chindwin district, on the west of the river.
On the Chindwin are still current stories with an old-world ring.
He was known to have left the Mandalay district with the object of raising a disturbance in the Chindwin.