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From: fracklk <>
Subject: Re: Boxer Rebellion
Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1999 20:33:38 -0600


Hi Peter:

Thanks for following up on this. Your help is appreciated.

Kirby

Peter Flass wrote:

> Eve McLaughlin wrote:
> >
> > In article <>, fracklk
> > <> writes
> > >Does anyone have any information on the Boxer Rebellion in China (circa
> > >1900)?
> > Quite a good account, from the American viewpoint, in The Good Years,
> > by Walter Lord (Longmans 1960)
> > It mention Edwin Conger, American minister at Peking; ... everyone, in fact, but john Frackleton,
> > thougha lot of anonymous soldiers etc are mentioned.
>
> It sounds as though the book describes the events inside the embassy
> compound during the siege. There were also several relief columns
> advancing on the city from outside - I'm sure of German, French,
> American and British, plus, I believe, others. These would have
> encompassed a much larger group of soldiers.

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