This article from El Monitor Republicano describes the movement of the Mexican army during the outbreak of the war with the United States. Gen. Mariano Arista commanded Mexican forces in Texas and later became president of Mexico from 1851 to 1853. The Rio Bravo River is the Mexican name for what Americans have called the Rio Grande River. (By Brendan Boston)
(Mexico) El Monitor Republicano, "Latest News," May 4, 1846
How to Cite This Page: "(Mexico) El Monitor Republicano, "Latest News," May 4, 1846," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/1718.