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Battle of Cerro Gordo

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Battle of Cerra Gordo

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Mexican-American War Battle of Cerro Gordo April 1847 Santa Anna & Gen. Scott map Turnbull McClellan

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Battle of Cerro Gordo Veracruz Mexico Mexican-American War c.1848 old Scott map

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Battle of Cerro Gordo Wikipedia Summary

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The Battle of Chapultepec: Capturing the Mexican Capital in 1847

The Battle of Cerro Gordo, or Battle of Sierra Gordo, was an engagement in the Mexican–American War on April 18, 1847. The battle saw Winfield Scott's United States troops outflank Antonio López de Santa Anna's larger Mexican army, driving it from a strong defensive position.
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