Battles / Wars :

1851 Gold War

Date of Birth :

Unknown, probably early 1830's or late 1820's

Died :

September 23, 1851

Known for :

Leader of the Chinese during the 1851 Gold War


"Lee" was probably born in the 1820's or 1830's. It is thought that he arrived in California on September 14, 1851, on the day that the 1851 Gold War started. Six days later he was killed by the Martin's during the 3rd Battle of Wiley Mill. There are no records of "Lee." He is buried in Columbia, California, 3 miles from Wiley Mill.