Qin Liangyu: The Woman General of the Ming Dynasty

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Guizhou Province, rebelled against the government. Yang took over and occupied several strategically important cities like Chongqing. Then he led his army to attack Chengdu, capital city of southwest China's Sichuan Province.

With orders from the government, Ma led 3,000 soldiers to suppress the rebellion. All of his soldiers used spears made of white wood, giving them their name, the 'White Stick Troop'. Qin led another 300 soldiers to fight alongside her husband.

In 1600, the government troops succeeded in several military campaigns. As a result, they held many celebrations during that year's Spring Festival, lowering their guard.

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Qin Liangyu: The Woman General of the Ming Dynasty Guizhou Province, rebelled against the government. Yang took over and occupied several strategically important cities like Chongqing. Then he led his army to attack Chengdu, capital city of southwest China's Sichuan Province.

With orders from the government, Ma led 3,000 soldiers to suppress the rebellion. All of his soldiers used spears made of white wood, giving them their name, the 'White Stick Troop'. Qin led another 300 soldiers to fight alongside her husband.

In 1600, the government troops succeeded in several military campaigns. As a result, they held many celebrations during that year's Spring Festival, lowering their guard.
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