|Zheng-tong: Year 7, Month 5, Day 14
||(21 Jun 1442)
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
Preferred form of citation for this entry:
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 May 25, 2013.
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