Frederick Townsend Ward papers, 1862.


Frederick Townsend Ward papers, 1862.

The papers consist of correspondence and documents related to Frederick Townsend Ward's role as commanding officer of the "Ever Victorious Army" which helped crush the Taiping Rebellion in China (1850-1864). Material of a personal nature is minimal and pertains to his wedding arrangements.

.25 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8011802

Yale University Library

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Ward, Frederick Townsend, 1831-1862 (person)

"Devil Soldiers" and the "Ever Victorious Army." Ward, a naturalized Chinese subject, married Chang Mei, the daughter of a mandarin, in 1862. Ward died on September 22, 1862 in Ningpo from wounds suffered in battle. From the guide to the Frederick Townsend Ward papers, 1862, (Manuscripts and Archives) Army officer and adventurer. From the description of Edict decreeing religious honors to the memory of Frederick Townsend Ward, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...