Battle of Tzeki

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Battle of Tzeki
Part of the First Opium War
Plan of Szekee.jpg
Map of the operations in Tzeki
Date 15 March 1842
Location Cixi, Zhejiang, China
Result British victory
Belligerents

 United Kingdom

Qing China
Commanders and leaders
Hugh Gough,
William Parker
General Yu Pu-yun
Strength
1,260[1] 8,000 Bannermen [2]
Casualties and losses
3 killed[3]
22 wounded[3]
1,000+ killed[2]

The Battle of Tzeki, Cixi, or Tsz'kí[4] was fought between British and Chinese forces in Tzeki (Cixi), Zhejiang province, China on 15 March 1842 during the First Opium War.

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  1. ^ Bulletins 1842, p. 601
  2. ^ a b Bulletins 1842, p. 590
  3. ^ a b Bulletins 1842, p. 593
  4. ^ Gough.

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