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Zheng-tong: Year 7, Month 5, Day 14 (21 Jun 1442)
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Posthumous titles were conferred on Jiang Hong and other commanders and troops who died while serving in Lu-chuan. The title "Illustrious and Brave General" was conferred upon Hong, who was battalion commander of the Wan-quan Right Guard, and he was promoted to assistant commissioner. The title "General Who Defends the Country" was conferred upon Hou Yi, an assistant commissioner in the Gui-zhou Regional Military Commission, and he was promoted to vice commissioner. The title "Illustrious and Brave General" was conferred upon Ren Yong, a commander of Yi-yong Left Guard, and he was promoted to assistant commissioner. The title "Illustrious and Brave General" was conferred upon Zhang Sheng, vice commander of the Jin-wu Right Guard, and he was promoted to guard commander. Liu Qian, for providing grain, was appointed as judge of the Yao-an Battalion, under the Chu-xiong Guard. Both he and his son Tai died in battle. Li Ji-er was company commander of the Forward Company under Da-li Guard and he and his son Yuan were both killed in battle. The title of "Military Strategist General" was conferred upon both Qian and Ji-er, and they were promoted to deputy battalion commanders. Tai and Yuan were both appointed as guard judges. Xia Bao-zi was a platoon commander in Peng-cheng Guard and died in battle. The rank of company commander was posthumously conferred upon him. Sacrifices were conferred upon them all and great sympathy was extended to their families.
Ying-zong: juan 92.10b-11a Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 26, page 1862/63
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Geoff Wade, translator, Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: an open access resource, Singapore: Asia Research Institute and the Singapore E-Press, National University of Singapore, http://epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/entry/1520, accessed July 29, 2014.

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