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Zachary Taylor


Definition: Mexican War battle that took place on September 21, 1846. American forces under Zachary Taylor took the strategic Mexican city. It was one of several triumphs for Taylor and the Americans.

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The Mexican War
See drawings of him, read facts and figures about his victories, etc.

The 19th Century
Get a glimpse of what life was like in the exciting 1800s.

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More on the Battle
Get the details of this important battle.

Writings of a Mexican War Soldier at Monterrey
A first-hand account of the battle and the war.

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