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French troops begin a two-month siege of Puebla, Mexico

Puebla, Mexico, Spring 1863
03/15/1863
French troops begin a two-month siege of Puebla, a key stronghold of Mexico’s republican forces and the site of an impressive Mexican victory against the French a year earlier.  This time, France prevails. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1998), 555-56.

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