Winfield Scott timeline

  • Siege of Veracruz

    The Battle of Veracruz was a 20-day siege of the key Mexican seaport of Veracruz, during the Mexican-American War. Lasting from March 9 to March... Read more

  • Battle of Cerro Gordo - Lee Earns Rank of Brevet Major

    The Battle of Cerro Gordo or Sierra Gordo[1] in the Mexican-American War saw Winfield Scott's US troops flank and drive Santa Anna's larger Mexican... Read more

  • Battle of Contreras

    The Battle of Contreras, also known as the Battle of Padierna, took place during the August 19–20, 1847, in the final encounters of the... Read more

  • Battle of Chapultepec

    The Battle of Chapultepec (September 1847) was a U.S. victory over Mexican forces holding Chapultepec Castle west of Mexico City during the... Read more