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52 Feng Yu-hsiang’s coup against Wu Pei-fu brought neither peace to North China nor security for foreigners in Peking and Tientsin. Within a year, Chang Tso-lin and Feng Yu-hsiang were at odds with each other, and Feng Yu-hsiang’s armies, the Kuominchun, moved from Peking to bolster his security by capturing Tientsin from a sometime supporter of Chang Tso-lin, General Li Ching-lin. 53 To watch the situation, Admiral Clarence S. Williams, Thomas Washington’s successor as Commander in Chief Asiatic Fleet, had dispatched Asheville to serve as station ship at Tientsin during the winter of 1925–1926.
Connor and the Army apparently based their moves for a united command in North China on two erroneous assumptions: that the State Department would endorse a single command under the Army, and that the Navy would accede to the Army’s wishes. Connor failed to win Minister Schurman’s support for his command plan, and the Army Chief of Staff, General John Pershing, decided to retreat after a confrontation between the services in the Joint Army and Navy Board. On 5 June 1924, the Deputy Chief of Staff, Major General John Leonard Hines, and the War Department’s War Plans chief, Brigadier General Stuart Heintzelman, called on the Navy’s War Plans director, Rear Admiral William R.
Army refrained from pressing its plan to establish a single command of American forces in North China. S. ”36 The expression, of course, was not a misnomer from the Army’s viewpoint. Apparently without taking the Marine commander of the Legation Guard, Colonel R. H. Dunlap, into his confidence, Connor consulted with Minister Schurman and with the military and naval attachés in regard to reinforcement of American troops. He also chaired a commission of foreign officers charged with investigating the causes of the Lincheng kidnapping and conferred with the other foreign commandants at Tientsin as to measures to ensure free communication between Peking and the sea.