Battle of Tarqui
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The Battle of Tarqui, also known as the Battle of Portete de Tarqui, took place on February 27, 1829 at Portete de Tarqui, near Cuenca, Ecuador. It was fought between troops from Gran Colombia, commanded by Antonio Jose de Sucre, and Peruvian troops under Jose de La Mar. It was a victory for Gran Colombia.
After the battle the forces of Gran Colombia retook control of Guayaquil.
Dupuy, R. E. and T. N. Dupuy. The Encyclopedia of Military History. p. 818
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