Veracruz, Mexico

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State or Province
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Angered at Washington's recognition of Juarez, the Conservative Government in Mexico expels all U.S. consular officers US/the World
At the port of Veracruz, French forces complete their evacuation from Mexico. US/the World
- France, Britain, and Spain land troops at the Mexican port of Vera Cruz to enforce debt payments US/the World
French commander Marshal Bazaine leads French troops out of Mexico City for evacuation from Vera Cruz. US/the World
In London, Britain, France, and Spain agree to a military intervention in Mexico to force payment of debts US/the World
In Mexico, Benito Juarez turns down a British proposed six month truce in the country Foreign
In Mexico, General Miguel Miramón surrounds Vera Cruz, capital of the Liberal government Foreign
In Mexico, General Miramón withdraws his Conservative forces surrounding the Liberal capital of Vera Cruz Foreign
In Mexico, Miramón arrives at Medellin to attack Juarez forces at Vera Cruz Foreign
In Mexico, Miramón departs Mexico City to march on Juarez forces at Vera Cruz Foreign
In Vera Cruz Harbor, the U.S. Navy fights and captures two Mexican Junta ships Foreign
- Miramón forces besieging Vera Cruz subject the port to a sustained bombardment Foreign
President Buchanan appoints Robert McLane as minister to Mexico US/the World
The United States recognizes the Liberal government of Benito Juarez in Mexico US/the World
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