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The Battle of Cerro Gordo in the Mexican War...
Item # 688234
May 15, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 15, 1847
* Mexican-American War
* Battle of Cerro Gordo
* Winfield Scott vs. Santa Anna
Page 3 has a reporter headed: "The Battle of Cerro Gordo" mostly taken up with a detailed letter from Major Wm. Turnbull.
The Battle of Cerro Gordo was a key American victory in the Mexican War, wherein General Winfield Scott's troops outflanked the larger army of Santa Anna, driving him from a strong defensive position.
Four pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War