Gabriel Garcia Moreno's victory at Battle of Guayaquil ends the civil war in Ecuador
The army of the insurgent Gabriel Garcia Moreno, led by General Juan José Flores, defeated the forces of Peruvian-backed Guillermo Franco at Guayaquil. The victory and the fall of the city brought Ecuador's civil war to an end and Moreno took control as Supreme Chief. (By John Osborne)
Peter V. N. Henderson, Gabriel García Moreno and Conservative State Formation in the Andes (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2008), 52-55.