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Battle of Agui

The Battle of Agui was fought near Ancud, Chiloe on February 18, 1820 between Chilean patriots and Spanish royalists, during the Chilean War of Independence. After the successful capture of Valdivia Lord Thomas Cochrane sought to occupy the Chiloe Archipelago which was the last stronghold of the Spanish in Chile. William Miller disembarked for this task but had to reembark after had been severely wounded in his leg and lost 20 men.

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