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First victory at Hwangtojae

To this movement, the government decided on April 2, to dispatch a central force with Hong GaeHun as the head, and before the force is dispatched, a combined force of merchants (total 2400) was sent to Baeksan on April 3.

The farmers' force that successfully defeated the government force at Hwangtojae on April 7 occupied Jeongeup and then Heungdeok and Gochang on April 8, and Mujang on April 9.
After conquering Yeongkwang on April 12, they marched forward to Jangseong via Hampyeong and Naju.

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