The Blockade of Veracruz was a conflict during the Mexican-American War.The blockade of Veracruz was extremely important in the Mexican-American War in stopping the trade of contraband. Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft instructed Commodore Conner's Home Squadron to "exercise all the rights that belong to you as commander-in-chief of a belligerent squadron." On 14 May 1846, Conner proclaimed Veracruz, Alvarado, Tampico and Matamoros under blockade. Conner sent the sloop-of-war St. Mary's to Tampico, the paddle frigate Mississippi to Veracruz, and the sloop-of-war Falmouth to Alvarado.

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  • The Blockade of Veracruz was a conflict during the Mexican-American War.The blockade of Veracruz was extremely important in the Mexican-American War in stopping the trade of contraband. Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft instructed Commodore Conner's Home Squadron to "exercise all the rights that belong to you as commander-in-chief of a belligerent squadron." On 14 May 1846, Conner proclaimed Veracruz, Alvarado, Tampico and Matamoros under blockade. Conner sent the sloop-of-war St. Mary's to Tampico, the paddle frigate Mississippi to Veracruz, and the sloop-of-war Falmouth to Alvarado. (en)
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  • Mexico
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  • United States victory
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  • American forces landing at Veracruz in 1847.
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  • Juan Esteban Morales
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  • 1846 (xsd:integer)
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  • The Blockade of Veracruz was a conflict during the Mexican-American War.The blockade of Veracruz was extremely important in the Mexican-American War in stopping the trade of contraband. Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft instructed Commodore Conner's Home Squadron to "exercise all the rights that belong to you as commander-in-chief of a belligerent squadron." On 14 May 1846, Conner proclaimed Veracruz, Alvarado, Tampico and Matamoros under blockade. Conner sent the sloop-of-war St. Mary's to Tampico, the paddle frigate Mississippi to Veracruz, and the sloop-of-war Falmouth to Alvarado. (en)
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  • Blockade of Veracruz (en)
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  • Blockade of Veracruz (en)
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