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General Taylor's forces occupy Matamoros

Zachary Taylor, daguerreotype, circa 1848, detail
05/18/1846
General Zachary Taylor's troops crossed the Rio Grande and occupied the Mexican border town of Matamoros. (By Matthew Pinsker)
Source Citation: 
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., ed., The Almanac of American History (New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1993), 251.

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