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Meiji 10 (明治十年)

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Timeline of 1877

Satsuma Rebellion

  • 1877/2/20 Saigô Takamori is declared a rebel by the Meiji government.
  • 1877/2/22 Saigô's army of roughly 42,000 attempts to oust the Imperial garrison at Kumamoto castle.
  • 1877/3 Saigô's siege of Kumamoto castle is lifted.
  • The rebels retreat to Kagoshima and are in the end eventually defeated by Imperial forces, who have superior numbers and equipment, if not superior military ability.
  • 1877/9/24 Saigô Takamori dies and the Rebellion ends.

Other Events of 1877

Births and Deaths


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