Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Guam Wing

Guan Wen was an eminent Manchus Chinese official,Grand Secretariat, military general, Viceroy of Zhili, Huguan and commander of the Army Group Central Plain the late Qing Dynasty in China. He raised the Green Standard Army to fight effectively against the Taiping Rebellion and restored the stability of Qing Dynasty along with other prominent figures, including Zuo Zongtang and Li Hongzhang, setting the scene for the era later known as the "Tongzhi Restoration"(同治中兴). He was known for his strategic perception, administrative skill .

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.

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