Map showing Chinese military expedition in winter to spring 121 BCE
Chinese military expedition led by Hue Quebing in early months of 121 BCE.
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During the early months of 121 BCE, General Hue Quebing lead a Chinese cavalry expedition against the Xiongnu. The expedition departed from a point in the Beidi Commandary south of the Wei River and attacked the Xiongnu in the western section of what is now the Chinese province of Gansu. Hue Quebing was a nephew of General Wei Qing.