zuela del Carne.
The Mississippians and Tennesseans on the east had forced their way to within 100 yards of the Grand Plaza. On Thursday the Mexicans sent in, early in the morning, a white flag; and during the day articles of capitulation were agreed to, by which the city, its defenses, public property, munitions of war, etc., were surrendered to the United States army, except their army, which is allowed to march beyond designated limits, viz.: Rinconada (the main pass of the mountains), Linares, and St. Fernando — a line passing through these points being the boundary.
Within these limits the armies will remain for eight weeks, or until their respective governments can be heard from.
Thus, after a series of brilliant and sanguinary actions, we have possession of this beautiful and strongly-fortified place.
Butler's division sustained about half the loss of the army, say 250 killed and wounded, not less and perhaps many more.
General Butler was wounded in the leg, while I, fine