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Cagancha

site of battle in Uruguay in 1839 between the Uruguayan forces of Rivera and the army of Juan Manuel de Rosas

Fishburn and Hughes: "A battle in 1839 between the Uruguayans, led by Fructuoso Rivera, and the invading Federalist forces of Juan Manuel Rosas under the command of Urquiza. Urquiza was defeated and his forces were temporarily pushed back into Entre Ríos." (37)

Borges Index: 
La poesía gauchesca, Discusión, OC, 184. La otra muerte, El Aleph, OC, 573. Milonga para los orientales, Para las seis cuerdas, OC, 968.