2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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Framed period print, 1-1/2" x 8-1/2" (site, not removed from frame) published by J. Baillie. NY, titled "Battle of Buena Vista-Fought February 23d, 1847-The American Army under Genl. Taylor were completely victorious." The hand tinted print shows the American Army overrunning the Mexican army. In the border, "American Army 4,500. American loss in Killed and Wounded, 800. Mexican Army 20,000. Mexican loss in Killed and Wounded 5,000". The Battle of Buena Vista (February 22-23, 1847), known as the Battle of La Angostura in Mexico, and sometimes as Battle of Buena Vista/La Angostura, was a battle of the Mexican-American War. It was fought between US forces, largely volunteers,[3] under General Zachary Taylor, and the much larger Mexican Army under General Antonio López de Santa Anna. It took place near Buena Vista, a village in the state of Coahuila, about 12 km (7.5 mi) south of Saltillo, Mexico. La Angostura ("the narrow place") was the local name for the site. The outcome of the battle was ambiguous, with both sides claiming victory. Santa Anna's forces withdrew with war trophies of cannons and flags
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General Taylor Claims Victory Over Santa Anna

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $187.50
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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