Battle of Tenango del Valle

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Battle of Tenango del Valle
Part of the Mexican War of Independence
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An areal view of Tenango del Valle where the battle occurred.
Date May, 1812
Location Tenango del Valle, State of Mexico, Mexico
Result Mexican rebel victory
Belligerents
Doliente de Hidalgo.png Mexican Rebels Flag of Spain (1785-1873 and 1875-1931).svg Spanish Empire
Commanders and leaders
Doliente de Hidalgo.png Ignacio López Rayón Flag of Spain (1785-1873 and 1875-1931).svg Unknown

The Battle of Tenango del Valle was a battle of the War of Mexican Independence that occurred in May of 1812 on the outskirts of Tenango del Valle, State of Mexico. The battle was fought between the royalist forces loyal to the Spanish crown, and the Mexican rebels fighting for independence from the Spanish Empire.

The forces of the Mexican insurgents under the command of Ignacio López Rayón were able to successfully rout the forces loyal to the Spanish crown.

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  • Bustamante, Carlos María de (1846). Cuadro Histórico de la Revolución Mexicana, comenzada en 15 de Septiembre de 1810 por el Ciudadano Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Cura del pueblo de los Dolores. (in Spanish). México DF: Impr. de JM Lara.