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, village, central Mexico, near Mexico City, site of an important battle (Aug. 19–20, 1847) of the Mexican War. Gen. Winfield Scott, continuing his advance after the battle of Cerro Gordo, approached Mexico City.
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In 1956, Churubusco went bankrupt after outliving all its Mexican rivals.
He was wounded at Churubusco in 1847, along with over 1,100 other American casualties.
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The Mounted Rifles distinguished themselves during the battle of Churubusco, where their valor prompted General Winfield Scott to doff his hat, bow and proclaim them Brave Rifles, an appellation still carried by the unit's modern descendant, the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment.
Scott skillfully maneuvered his army to the south of the city, avoiding a direct assault along the main avenue of approach, and defeated Santa Anna at Contreras and Churubusco on August 20.
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