General Andrés Ortiz Rojas was a Mexican military man with Villar idealism who participated in the Mexican Revolution . He was born in Bachíniva , Chihuahua . He was known as "El Cortito" because of his short stature. In 1910 he joined the Maderista movement in his home state alongside Francisco Villa . Over time he was part of his "Dorados" escort . He stood out for rescuing his wounded companions so that they did not fall into the hands of the enemy. In September 1915 he apprehended General Tomás Urbina in Las Nieves , Durango, to take him before General Francisco Villa , who ordered his execution. He died in the combat of Reforma, Chihuahua , against the forces of Carrancista general Francisco Murguía , on January 2, 1917.
- NARANJO, Francisco (1935). Revolutionary Biographical Dictionary (Publishing House "Cosmos" edition). Mexico.