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Spanish defeat the Moroccans at the Battle of Catellijo

Africa, 1857, zoomable map
The Spanish invasion of Morocco had as one of its first objectives the town of Tetuan.  The Moroccans made an attempt to halt this advance at Castellijo and were defeated but not without inflicting heavy casualties on the Spanish cavalry.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1861 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1860), 406.


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