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General Taylor gains celebrity with early victory against Mexicans at Resaca de la Palma

Zachary Taylor, daguerreotype, circa 1848, detail
05/09/1846
Gen. Taylor's forces won the second engagement of the Mexican War, decisively defeating a much larger contingent of Mexican troops at Resaca de la Palma.
Source Citation: 
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., ed., The Almanac of American History (New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1993), 251.

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