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Manuela García Villaseñor

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Mexico, she was married to Carlos María de Bustamente.

The Viceroy offered Bustamente an amnesty in 1814, and when Bustamente refused it, the Viceroy ordered her arrest. She then fled to join Bustamente in Zacatlán, Puebla. They left Zacatlán in September 1814 when it fell into royalist control, and tried unsuccessfully to enter the United States. (Vizzini, 170)

She accompanied her husband in his campaigns after 1813. (Miquel i Verdés, 227)

Life Events

Other 1813She accompanied her husband on his campaigns.
Other 1814She fled to Zacatlán after her arrest was ordered by the Viceroy.


Werner, Michael S., (1997), Encyclopedia of Mexico

Miquel i Vergés, José María, (1969), Diccionario de Insurgentes


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