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  1. The Battle of Puebla ( Spanish: Batalla de Puebla; French: Bataille de Puebla) took place on 5 May, Cinco de Mayo, 1862, near Puebla City during the Second French intervention in Mexico. French troops under the command of Charles de Lorencez repeatedly failed to storm the forts of Loreto and Guadalupe situated on top of the hills overlooking ...

    • Background

      The French intervention in Mexico, initially supported by...

    • Prelude

      On May 2 the French army and the Mexican troops under...

    • Battle

      At half past eleven Lorencez arranged an attack column made...

    • Aftermath

      The Battle of Puebla was an inspirational event for Mexico...

  2. The Battle of 2 de Abril was fought on April 2, 1867, in and around the city of Puebla, Puebla. It was one of the major military actions in the Franco-Mexican War between elements of the Mexican Army of the Republic commanded by General Porfirio Díaz and troops in the service of the Mexican Empire composed of Mexican imperialist soldiers. The campaign of Puebla includes the siege of Puebla, the battle of April 2, and the capture of the forts of Loreto and Guadalupe. The battle, also known ...

    • Mexican republican victory
  3. Battle of Puebla From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Battle of Puebla took place on 5 May 1862, near Puebla City in Mexico. It was part of the "Second French intervention in Mexico". The Mexican Army won over the occupying French soldiers. The French eventually overran the Mexicans in other battles.

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    The siege of Puebla occurred between 16 March and 17 May 1863 during the Second French intervention in Mexico, between forces of the Second French Empire and forces of the Second Federal Republic of Mexico. The French were advancing toward Mexico City, and were blocked by Mexican troops at Puebla.

    French forces had advanced toward Mexico City in 1862, but were defeated at Puebla on 5 May 1862. General Charles de Lorencez was dismissed and replaced by General Forey, who arrived at Veracruz in September 1862. During the winter, the French prepared for a new campaign in spring 1863, while in Puebla, Mexican forces under the command of General O...

    The siege began on 16 March with an encircling movement led by Generals Bazaine and Douay. By 18 March, encirclement was effective and by 22 March, a relief attempt by Mexican troops from Cholula had failed. On 29 March, French troops made the first assault on Fort San Javier. Against serious resistance from the Mexicans, it took 20 hours for the F...

    • Franco-Imperial victory
  4. Following the Battle of Chapultepec, Santa Anna withdrew his forces from Mexico City, leading a portion in an attempt to take Puebla and cut off Scott's supply route from Veracruz. The Siege of Puebla began the same day Mexico City fell to Winfield Scott and lasted for 28 days: 329 before a relief force fought its way into the city.

    • 13–14 September until 12 October 1847
    • Puebla, Puebla
    • American victory
  5. The Battle of Puebla took place on 5 May 1862, near Puebla City in Mexico. It was part of the "Second French intervention in Mexico". The Mexican Army won over the occupying French soldiers. The French eventually overran the Mexicans in other battles.

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    Puebla ( Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpweβla] ( listen) English: Colony, settlement ), officially Free and Sovereign State of Puebla ( Spanish: Estado Libre y Soberano de Puebla ), is one of the 32 states which comprise the Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided into 217 municipalities and its capital is the city of Puebla .

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