List of massacres in Mexico
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|Goliad massacre||March 27, 1836||Goliad County, Texas||342||465 prisoners. 28 escaped, 20 spared as workers, 75 spared as unarmed captives.|
|Dawson Massacre||September 17, 1842||near San Antonio de Bexar, Texas||36||15 captured and 36 killed out of a total of 54 Texan men.|
|Saint Patrick's Battalion Massacre||10–13 September 1847||Chapultepec, Mexico city||50||50 surrendered Irish volunteers who fought as part of the Mexican Army against the United States in the Mexican–American War, collectively known as Saint Patrick's battalion were killed by the U.S. Army.|
|Monterrey Massacre (1846)||September 23, 1846||Monterrey, Nuevo León||~60||Ampudia ordered the white flag of surrender to be flown. Many American troops, especially the Texas Rangers ran about looting and burning houses, raping women, and killing entire families of Monterrey.|
|Monterrey Massacre (1847)||January 4, 1847||Monterrey, Nuevo León||~50||Texas volunteers blamed the Mexicans for the death of several of their companions in the occupied Monterrey. Consequently, American troops began shooting all civilians they encountered. The Houston Telegraph and Register, citing military sources reported over 50 killed.|
|Crabb Massacre||April 1–8, 1857||Caborca, Sonora||84||84 killed out of a total of 85 American men.|
|Mazocoba massacre||January 18, 1900||Guaymas, Sonora||~400||Also known as the Battle of Mazocoba|
|Río Blanco strike||January 7 and 8, 1907||Río Blanco, Veracruz||50 to 70||Federal troops put down rioting textile workers|
|Torreón massacre||May 15, 1911||Torreón, Coahuila||300|
|Santa Isabel Massacre||January 10, 1916||near Santa Isabel, Chihuahua||18||Villistas stopped a train near Santa Isabel, Chihuahua and killed eighteen American passengers from the ASARCO company of Tucson, Arizona.|
|León massacre||January 2, 1946||León, Guanajuato||30-100|||
|Tlatelolco massacre||October 2, 1968||Mexico City||40-400|
|Corpus Christi massacre||June 10, 1971||Mexico City||120||Also known as "El Halconazo"|
|Tula massacre||January 14, 1982||Atotonilco de Tula, Hidalgo||13|
|Aguas Blancas massacre||28 June 1995||Aguas Blancas, Guerrero||17|
|Acteal massacre||December 22, 1997||Chenalhó, Chiapas||45|
|El Sauzal massacre||September 17, 1998||El Sauzal, Baja California||19|||
|Villas de Salvárcar massacre||January 31, 2010||Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua||15|
|Guerrero mass graves||June 2010||Taxco, Guerrero||55|
|Nuevo León mass graves||June 25, 2010||Nuevo León||~70|
|2010 San Fernando massacre||August 24, 2010||San Fernando, Tamaulipas||72|
|San Fernando massacre||April 6, 2011||San Fernando, Tamaulipas||193|
|Coahuila mass graves||June 3, 2011||Piedras Negras, Coahuila||38|
|Durango massacres||April 2011||Durango, Durango||340|
|Monterrey casino attack||August 25, 2011||Monterrey, Nuevo León||52|
|Altamira prison brawl||January 4, 2012||Altamira, Tamaulipas||31|
|Apodaca prison riot||February 19, 2012||Apodaca, Nuevo León||44|
|Cadereyta Jiménez massacre||13 May 2012||Cadereyta Jiménez, Nuevo León||49|
|Tlatlaya massacre||June 30, 2014||San Pedro Limón, Tlatlaya, Michoacán||22||22 civilians executed by government troops.|
|Iguala massacre||26 September - 5 October 2014||Iguala, Guerrero||~40|
|Apatzingán massacre||January 5, 2015||Apatzingán, Michoacán||16||16 unarmed civilians killed by federal police outside Apatzingán city hall.|
|Ocotlan massacre||May 22, 2015||Ocotlán, Jalisco||22+ to 42||Mexican federal police executed at least 22 of 42 accused gang members shot dead on a drug cartel ranch in 2015 and then moved bodies to create the appearance of a gun battle, that was faked.|
- Ryan Curtis. Mexico Under Fire: Being the Diary of Samuel Ryan Curtis, 3rd Ohio Volunteer Regiment, During the American Military Occupation of Northern Mexico, 1846-1847. TCU Press. p. 30. ISBN 9780875651279. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
- Miguel González Quiroga, César Morado Macías (2006). Nuevo León ocupado: aspectos de la guerra México-Estados Unidos. Nuevo León, México: Fondo Editorial de NL. ISBN 9709715194. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
- "68 años de la matanza".
- "La masacre contra León, 22 años antes de Tlatelolco".
- "'El Sauzal': A un año de la masacre".