Qin Liangyu: The Woman General of the Ming Dynasty

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In the last years of the Ming Dynasty, successive peasant uprisings rocked the country, threatening the rule of the royal family. Qin was ordered to return to Sichuan to safeguard the province.

In 1634, the peasant army led by Zhang Xianzhong (1606 - 1647) occupied Fengjie, Chongqing Municipality. However, when Qin and her army approached the town, the peasant soldiers fled in fear of her reputation for bravery.

In 1640, Luo Rucai, a general of a peasant army, led his soldiers to march into Sichuan. At Wu Mountain, Qin ambushed Luo's army

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Qin Liangyu: The Woman General of the Ming Dynasty
In the last years of the Ming Dynasty, successive peasant uprisings rocked the country, threatening the rule of the royal family. Qin was ordered to return to Sichuan to safeguard the province.

In 1634, the peasant army led by Zhang Xianzhong (1606 - 1647) occupied Fengjie, Chongqing Municipality. However, when Qin and her army approached the town, the peasant soldiers fled in fear of her reputation for bravery.

In 1640, Luo Rucai, a general of a peasant army, led his soldiers to march into Sichuan. At Wu Mountain, Qin ambushed Luo's army
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