Second Battle of Tuxpan

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Second Battle of Tuxpan
Part of Mexican-American War
Date June 1847
Location Tuxpan, Veracruz
Result United States victory
Belligerents
 United States  Mexico
Commanders and leaders
Matthew C. Perry unknown
Strength
Land:
unknown
marines,
sailors,
unknown artillery
Sea:
unknown naval forces
unknown
infantry,
militia
Casualties and losses
1 killed,
6 wounded
unknown

See the First Battle of Tuxpan.

The Second Battle of Tuxpan was one of the three small battles of the Mexican-American War to occur in Tuxpan, Mexico. The exact date is unknown but was fought between a landing force of Matthew C. Perry's Mosquito Fleet and Mexican soldiers and or militiamen. The engagement resulted in the death of one American sailor and the wounding of six others, two of which were wounded severely. Mexican casualties are unknown. The American occupation and blockade of Tuxpan continued, on June 30, another small skirmish erupted at the town, known as the Third Battle of Tuxpan.

References[edit]

  • Nevin, David; editor, The Mexican War (1978)
  • Bauer, K. Jack, "The Mexican-American War 1846-48"

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