Primary sources: North China Campaign of 1860

Chapter 2



Description of Talien Bay — Sampson’s Peok — Excursions among the Villages — Surveying Party — A fortified Chinese City — The Dialect of Leautung — Landing of the Troops — Chinese Grief for the Dead — Depredations of the Punjaubees and of the Coolie Corps — Character of the Villages — Search after missing Ofiicers — General MichcU and his Staff— Arrival of Lord Elgin.