Oversight of the Xiang Army
Guan Wen was appointed Viceroy of Huguang from 1856 when the civil war been dog fight. there were two Viceroy of Huguang killed in battle and one whad committed suicide before him. Guan led 600,000 Green Standard Army in the Central Plain that oversaw the Xiang Army and resisted the Taiping Rebellion successfully. His army was stationed in northern Hubei. It followed a excellent strategy for Qing and increased Zeng Guofan's deep dislike of Guan Wen.