Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Taylor” in chapter 1 of General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox:
... they could not agree.
Excitement in the United States increased as the suspense continued.
But the authorities, having confidence in their negotiations or wishing to precipitate matters, ordered General Taylor to march across to the Rio Grande at Matamoras in the spring of 1846.
The execution of the order precipitated war.
The move from Corpus Christi to the Rio Grande made necessary a change of bas...
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