This Day In History
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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

«Medelin»

March 28, 1809

France defeats Spain in...
France defeats Spain in the Battle of Medelin. In the Peninsular War, the Battle of Medellín was fought on March 28, 1809 and resulted in a victory of the French under Marshal Victor against the Spanish under General Don Gregorio Garcia de la Cuesta. The battle marked the first major effort by the French to occupy Southern Spain, a feat mostly completed with the victory at the Battle of Ocana later in the year.
battle, Medelin, Peninsular War
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