At Changsha matters were not nearly so far advanced as they were at Nanking.
For a week a series of meetings were held in Changsha, the capital of the province.
As it was, he set the first example of true patriotism, and he had the immediate satisfaction of saving Changsha.
There were several other stories told at Changsha to the same effect.
Again in handicraft there is the same industry; you buy Chinese embroidery for a song in such a place as Changsha.
When tidings of the approach of the Taepings reached him he threw himself with all the forces he could collect into Changsha.
After that, it proceeds to Chuchow and Changsha, the capital of Hunan.
When the Taepings reached Changsha they found the gates closed and the walls manned.
But delays followed, and when the rioting occurred in Changsha he had not yet arrived at headquarters in Hankow.
Chinese province, literally "south of the lake" (Lake Dongting), from hu "lake" + nan "south."