Siege of Querétaro

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The Siege of Querétaro was the culminating battle of the Second French intervention in Mexico and the Second Mexican Empire. It took place between Republican and Imperial armies from 6 March to 15 May 1867.

The Republican victory at Querétaro effectively ended the war of the Second French Intervention. Maximilian I of Mexico was captured and condemned to death by a court martial on June 14. On the morning of June 19 at the Cerro de las Campanas Maximilian, alongside his generals Miguel Miramón and Tomás Mejía, was executed by firing squad.[1]

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  1. ^ RIVA PALACIOS, Vicente (1940). México á través de los siglos: historia general y completa del desenvolvimiento social, político, religioso, militar, artístico, científico y literario de México desde a antigüedad más remota hasta la época actual; obra, única en su género. (G. S. López edición). México.

Coordinates: 20°35′17″N 100°23′17″W / 20.5881°N 100.3881°W / 20.5881; -100.3881