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The Battle of Cardal (also known as Battle of Cordón), on 20 January 1807, was the main conflict between the Spanish defense forces of Montevideo, Uruguay, and British troops during the siege of Montevideo during the second British invasion of the River Plate. The British won an easy victory over the outnumbered opposing forces, which paved the way for the fall of the city,
Carlos Roberts, Las invasiones inglesas del Río de la Plata(1806-1807): (1806-1807), ( The British invasions of the Río de la Plata (1806–1807): (1806–1807),_ Emecé Editores, 2000, ISBN 950-04-2021-X, 9789500420211
Lancelot Holland 1975.Expedición al Río de la Plata (Expedition to the River Plate) Editorial Universitaria de Buenos Aires Colección Siglo y Medio.. 1975