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Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794-1876

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1794-02-21 - 1876-06-21

Mexican politician and general who fought to defend royalist New Spain and then fought for Mexican independence.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Battle of Churubusco, 1847

 Item — Box: + Oversize, item: 6
Identifier: 1931-004-1-35
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "Battle of Churubusco, near the city of Mexico. Aug 19 & 20th 1847. Genl. Scott with 7,000 American forces totally routed the whole Mexican Army, numbering 32,000 men commanded by Genl. Santa Anna. American loss in killed and wounded about 1,100 men. Mexican loss: killed and wounded 7,000 men !!, ran away Santa Anna and 25,000 Mexicans !!!”
Dates: 1847

Battle of Churubusco, 1847

 Item — Box: + Oversize, item: 7
Identifier: 1931-004-1-36
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "Battle of Churubusco, fought near the city of Mexico. 20th Aug 1847. One of the most brilliant victories achieved by the U. S. Army since the commencement of the war with Mexico. After the battle had lasted about two hours, our troops got into position to close with the enemy at the point of a bayonet which resulted in their entire defeat. Their infantry got mixed up with their cavalry and fled for the city. The rout was complete and most disastrous. American Army...
Dates: 1847

Battle of Churubusco, 1847

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-035.jpg

Battle of Sierra Gordo, Undated

 Item — Box: 1-1, item: 21
Identifier: 1931-004-1-21
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "Battle of Sierra Gordo, April 17th & 18th 1847, between Genl. Scott and Santa Anna. Capture of Santa Anna's carriage, cash, papers, dinner & wooden leg. American Force: 8,000; killed and wounded 500 men. Mexican force 15,000; Prisoners, killed wounded & run away 15,000.".
Dates: Undated

Battle of Sierra Gordo, Undated

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-021.jpg

General Taylor Never Surrenders, 1847

 Item — Box: 1-1, item: 11
Identifier: 1931-004-1-11
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "Santa Anna's messengers requesting Genl Taylor to surrender his forces at discretion, previous to the Battle of Buena Vista. 'General Tayor never surrenders.' Sir, In reply to your note of this date summoning me to surrender my forces at discretion. I beg to leave to say that I decline acceding to your request.-- With high respect , I am, sir, your obedient serv't, Z. Taylor."
Dates: 1847

General Taylor Never Surrenders, 1847

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-011.jpg