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U.S. forces defeat a large Mexican contingent at Palo Alto in Texas

05/08/1846
General Taylor's forces engage and defeat a large contingent of Mexicans at Palo Alto as they rush to relieve Fort Texas. (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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