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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
rtant service; if 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 dang
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)
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)
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter
: closing events of the 21 War.--assassination of the President. (search)
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army, Chapter
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army, Appendix. Oration at
West Point. (search)
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., Analytical Index. (search)