The Mexican Campaign, 1862-1867 - napoleon.org
27 April 1862: de Lorencez established his camp in Acultzingo, near Puebla. 28 April 1862: At the Battle of Las Cumbres, French troops attempt to advance on Puebla via Las Cumbres, but were repelled by Mexican troops holding the passage. 4 May 1862: de Lorencez arrived at the head of 5,000 men before Puebla. Lacking promised reinforcements (Saligny had promised him an extra 10,000 troops under General Marquez, but these did not arrive) and assured by his advisors that the Mexicans in the ...
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