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Blockade of Veracruz
Part of the Mexican–American War
Battleveracruzlanding.jpg
American forces landing at Veracruz in 1847.
Date1847
Locationoff Veracruz, Mexico, Gulf of Mexico
Result

United States victory, successful blockade and siege of Veracruz.

  • Blockade opens Mexican waters
Belligerents
 United States Mexico Mexico
Commanders and leaders
US Naval Jack 26 stars.svg David Connor
US Naval Jack 26 stars.svg Matthew C. Perry
Mexico Juan Esteban Morales



The Blockade of Veracruz was a conflict during the Mexican-American War. The blockade of Veracruz was extremely important in the Mexican-American War. It allowed the U.S. Army to land troops in Veracruz and initiate their siege.

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