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22 – Mexican-American War – The Battle of Buena Vista 5,000 American troops under General Zachary Taylor use their superiority in artillery to drive off 15,000 Mexican troops under Antonio López de Santa Anna ... March 9 – Mexican-American War United States forces under General Winfield Scott invade Mexico near Veracruz ... War United States forces led by General Winfield Scott take Veracruz after a siege ...
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