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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States., Chapter
: the 9 Mexican War. (search)
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter
: in 3 Mexico. (search)
Chapter 3: in Mexico. The war of the United States against Mexico, beginning with the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma in Western Texas, had rolled its waves, under General Zachary Taylor, up the Rio Grande, and into the province of New Leon. Monterey was occupied after a sanguinary victory, and the advanced forces had proceeded as far as Saltillo. But it was apparent, at the end of 1846, that successes on this line of operations would never bring peace, because it could only
away from it, it was condemned to inactivity, and a partial disaster could compel its surrender.
But the rapid manceuvring of the light artillery in action was then a new feature in American warfare.
Its brilliant results at Palo Alto, at Resaca de la Palma, at Buena Vista, had delighted General Taylor, and electrified the country.
Jackson foresaw that this arm of warfare was henceforth destined to be used in every battle, and to be always thrust forward to the post of danger and of honor.
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter
: birth.-career as officer of Engineers, 2 United States army. (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The
Mexican war-the battle of Palo Alto-the battle of Resaca - de la Palma Army of invasion- -movement on General Taylor Camargo (search)
The Mexican war-the battle of Palo Alto-the battle of Resaca de la Palma-Army of invasion- General Taylor-movement on Camargo While General Taylor was away with the bulk of his army, the little
towards all points of the compass at times within a few miles.
Formerly the river ran by Resaca de la Palma, some four or five miles east of the present channel.
The old bed of the river at Resaca : Some one had done that before.
This left no doubt in my mind but that the battle of Resaca de la Palma would have been won, just as it was, if I had not been there.
There was no further resist ed by the fort and troops, which has also taken his name.
The battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma seemed to us engaged, as pretty important affairs; but we had only a faint conception of t ubt, by the same vessel that carried it. This kept him out of the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma.
Either the resignation was not accepted, or General Worth withdrew it before action had
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Promotion to first Lieutenant-capture of the
City of Mexico-the Army-Mexican soldiers- peace negotiations (search)
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter
1: the Ante-bellum life of the author. (search)
William A. Crafts, Life of Ulysses S. Grant: His Boyhood, Campaigns, and Services, Military and Civil., Chapter
Chapter 2: In the army. frontier service. characteristics as a young officer. in Texas. the Mexican war. his first battle. coolness and bravery at Resaca de la Palma. a steady, plucky officer. appointed regimental quartermaster. Joins Scott's army. tact, energy, and perseverance. not content with quartermaster's duties. Participates in battles. conspicuous gallantry at Chepultepec. brevet first Lieutenant and brevet captain. his reputation earned by merit and serv
lto took place, May 8, 1846.
Grant was with his regiment upon that field, and discharged his duties with a steadiness which was commended by his comrades and honorably mentioned by his superiors.
The next day the more severe battle of Resaca de la Palma was fought, and the young lieutenant showed his quality as a soldier by his cool and persistent bravery.
Those solid qualities, which in time of peace seemed to be of little account in a junior officer, began to reveal them-selves and prove t
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army, Chapter
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I., Xiv. The Wilmot Proviso. (search)
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter
: early recollections of 1 California. - 1846 . (search)