Ever-Victorious Army

(The). Ward's army, raised in 1861, and placed under the charge of General Gordon. By 1864 it had stamped out the Taëping rebellion, which broke out in 1851 (See Chinese Gordon.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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