The Battle of Buena Vista

Mexican Attack on Left and Center of American Lines, Night, February 22, 1847
Watercolor, gouache, 6 1/4 x 12 5/16 inches
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This, in effect, was the opening of the battle in which Santa Anna would concentrate on turning the American's left flank while at the same time sending Lombardini's and Pacheco's cavalry regiments diagonally to the center left.
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