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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter
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Monterey, capture of After General Taylor had entered Mexico at Matamoras, he remained there until September, waiting for further instructions from his government and reinforcements for his army. Early in September the first division of his arm
capital of New Leon, which was strongly fortified, and then defended by General Ampudia with about 9,000 Mexican troops.
Taylor soon joined Worth, and they encamped within 3 miles of the city, on Sept. 19, with about 7,000 men, and on the morning of nally, on the fourth day of the siege, Ampudia asked for a truce.
It was granted, and he prepared to evacuate the city.
Taylor demanded absolute surrender, which was made on the 24th, when General Worth's division was quartered in the city, and GenGeneral Taylor, granting an armistice for eight weeks if permitted by his government, encamped with the remainder of his forces at Walnut Springs, a few miles from Monterey.
In the siege of that city the Americans lost over 500 men. The Mexican loss wa