Battle Of Cerro Gordo
The Battle of Cerro Gordo or Sierra Gordo in the Mexican-American War saw Winfield Scott's US troops flank and drive Santa Anna's larger Mexican army from a strong defensive position.
United States forces captured the port of Veracruz on March 27, 1847. Following this, General Winfield Scott advanced toward Mexico City.
Dubbed the "Thermopylae of the West."
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