Ward, Frederick Townsend


ward, frederick townsend

adventurer who commanded the "Ever Victorious Army," a body of Western-trained troops that aided the Qing dynasty (1644-1911/12) in suppressing the Taiping Rebellion, the giant religious and political uprising that occupied South China between 1850 and 1864.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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