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Info on Shu general Liu Min?

Unread postby Pirao » Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:16 pm

So, reading through Wang Ping's records I came across this guy. He was a subordinate of Wang Ping who participated in the battle to repel Wei's invasion lead by Cao Shuang, and that's about it. Since he had the Liu surname, was he a relative of the royal family? What was his rank? Did he participate in any more battles or was he a one time wonder?
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Re: Info on Shu general Liu Min?

Unread postby Kongde » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:11 am

Pirao wrote:So, reading through Wang Ping's records I came across this guy. He was a subordinate of Wang Ping who participated in the battle to repel Wei's invasion lead by Cao Shuang, and that's about it. Since he had the Liu surname, was he a relative of the royal family? What was his rank? Did he participate in any more battles or was he a one time wonder?

This is from Jiang Wan's SGZ bio.

"Jiang Wan appellation Gongyan was a Lingling Xiangxiang man. When capped he with his maternal side younger cousin Quanling’s Liu Min both had known reputation . . .

Liu Min was a Left Protector of the Army and Raising Authority General, and with General-in-Chief Defending North Wang Píng both defended Hanzhong. At the time Wei sent General-in-Chief Cao Shuang to attack Shu, of the commentators some said they need only defend cities, not go out to resist the enemy, and they would themselves retreat. [Liu] Min believed that the men and women were scattered in the fields, the farming grain were still in the fields, so if they let the enemy enter, then the Great Matter would be lost. Therefore he commanded those he led with [Wang] Ping and occupied Xingshì, setting up many flags and banners, filling and extending over a hundred li. It happened that General-in-Chief Fei Yi from Chengdu arrived, the Wei army then withdrew, and [Liu] Min for his achievement was given fief as Yun precinct Marquis."

Source: https://threestatesrecords.com/2019/04/ ... jiang-wan/
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Re: Info on Shu general Liu Min?

Unread postby Pirao » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:51 am

Thanks, Kongde. So, no other battles to his name then?
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Re: Info on Shu general Liu Min?

Unread postby DaoLunOfShiji » Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:15 am

Shu's records were poor. He likely participated in more battles but records won't reflect it.
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