Battle of Peñacerrada

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Battle of Peñacerrada
Part of First Carlist War
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Date June 20-22, 1838
Location Peñacerrada
Result Liberal victory
Belligerents

Carlists supporting

Infante Carlos of Spain
Liberals (Isabelinos or Cristinos) supporting
Isabella II of Spain and her regent mother Maria Christina
Commanders and leaders
Pedro Saarsfield
Manuel Lorenzo
Strength
1,500

The Battle of Peñacerrada, a battle of the First Carlist War, occurred at Peñacerrada (Urizaharra) on June 20-22, 1838. The Liberals were commanded by Pedro Saarsfield and Manuel Lorenzo, who had crossed the Ebro after the Battle of Los Arcos. They routed 1,500 Carlist troops situated at Peñecerrada. Saarsfield and Lorenzo entered Vitoria-Gasteiz and Bilbao within a week without encountering resistance.

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Coordinates: 42°38′39″N 2°42′48″W / 42.6442°N 2.7133°W / 42.6442; -2.7133