Mexican–American War

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  • Saint Patrick's Battalion
    The Saint Patrick's Battalion (Spanish: Batallón de San Patricio), formed and led by John Riley, was a unit of 175 to several hundred immigrants (accounts vary) and expatriates of European descent who fought as part of the Mexican Army against the United States in the Mexican–American War of 1846–8.
  • Battle of Buena Vista
    The Battle of Buena Vista (February 22–February 23, 1847), also known as the Battle of Angostura, saw the United States Army use artillery to repulse the much larger Mexican Army in the Mexican–American War.
  • California Republic
    The California Republic was a short-lived, unrecognized breakaway state that, for twenty-five days in 1846, militarily controlled the area to the north of the San Francisco Bay in the present-day state of California.
  • Las Vegas Affair
    The Las Vegas Affair or the Battle of Las Vegas was a battle of the Taos Revolt, fought in July 1847.
  • Red River Canyon Affair
    The Red River Canyon Affair, or the Battle of Red River Canyon, was a military action fought during the Taos Revolt of the Mexican-American War.
  • Regiment of Voltigeurs and Foot Riflemen
    The Regiment of Voltigeurs and Foot Riflemen was a one-year regiment of the United States Army raised during the Mexican-American War.
  • Resaca de la Palma Battlefield
    The Resaca de la Palma Battlefield is the site in Brownsville, Texas, where American forces under General Zachary Taylor engaged Mexican forces under General Mariano Arista on May 9, 1846 in the Battle of Resaca de la Palma.
  • Taos Revolt
    The Taos Revolt was a popular insurrection in January 1847 by Mexicans and Pueblo allies against the United States' occupation of present-day northern New Mexico during the Mexican–American War.
  • Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
    Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park near Brownsville, Texas is a National Park Service unit which preserves the grounds of the May 8, 1846, Battle of Palo Alto.
  • One Man's Hero
    One Man's Hero is a 1999 historical war drama film directed by Lance Hool and starring Tom Berenger, Joaquim de Almeida and Daniela Romo.
  • Stephen Decatur Carpenter
    Stephen Decatur Carpenter (May 21, 1818 – December 31, 1862) was a United States military officer from Maine.
  • Skirmish of Todos Santos
    Skirmish of Todos Santos (March 30, 1848), was the last clash of the Mexican American War and ended eighteen months of hostilies in Baja California.
  • Cienega Affair
    The Cienega Affair, or the Battle of Cienega Creek, was the last engagement of the Taos Revolt during the Mexican-American War.