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General Taylor's forces occupy Matamoros

Zachary Taylor, daguerreotype, circa 1848, detail
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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