“Upon arriving at the outskirts of Rere, Bulnes familiarized himself with the tactical landscape and in accordance with his commanders, decided to begin the battle although the surprised had failed...” (Castedo) The defeat suffered by the General De La Cruz against the General Bulnes ended the civil war that began with uprisings in the south. In the headquarters of De La Cruz in Purapel, a treaty was signed by both parties, through which Chile regained peace.