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Royal Edict for Eo Jae-Yeon

1871

Korea National Maritime Museum

Korea National Maritime Museum

Royal edict for posthumous epithet for Eo Jae-yeon (魚在淵, 1823–1871)
Eo Jae-yeon passed the military exam in 1841 (Heonjong year 7). When the French Campaign against Korea in 1866 occurred, he defended Gwangseongjin (廣城鎭) on Ganghwado Island. With the outbreak of the U.S. Expedition to Korea in 1871 (Sinmiyangyo) (Gojong year 8), he was dispatched to Ganghwado Island as a Sunmu Middle Officer (巡撫中軍). He was killed on the battlefield at Gwangseongjin, fighting against the American invasion.

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  • Title: Royal Edict for Eo Jae-Yeon
  • Date Created: 1871
  • Location: Korea Museum Maritime Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: 102.0×66.5(cm)
  • Medium: Paper

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