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Title: Battle of San Pasqual (1 of 2)
Artist: Mel Shaw
Medium: Oil on Board
Date: August 1994
#0945 - The Battle of San Pasqual was a military encounter that occurred during the Mexican-American War in what is now the San Pasqual Valley community of the city of San Diego, California. On December 6 and December 7, 1846, the Californios, and their Presidial Lancers, led by General Don Andres Pico, (1810-1876), defeated Stephen W. Kearny´s US Army column of 150 men.