Xia Mou 夏牟 was one of the eight colonels of the Western Garden corps.


Xia Mou was a Counsellor Remonstrant in service of the Han. In the eighth month of 188 A.D. Emperor Ling 靈 established the Western Garden corps in his personal army. The Western Garden corps consisted of a total of eight men, all colonels. Xia Mou was made Colonel of the Right.[1][2] This is Xia Mou's only mention in historical sources.


  • Counsellor Remonstrant is sometimes mentioned as Grandee Remonstrant and Consultant.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 de Crespigny, A Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms, biography of Xia Mou page 882
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 de Crespigny, Emperor Huan and Emperor Ling, Zhongping 5