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Battle of Cerro Gordo


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Mexican War

Winfield Scott (1786—1866)

Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794—1876)

Ulysses S. Grant (1822—1885) American general and 18th President of the US 1869–77

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An 1847 battle in the Mexican War (1846–48) during Gen. Winfield Scott's campaign to take Mexico City. The U.S. victory resulted in the occupation of Xalapa, a position that the ...

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