General Taylor's forces occupy Matamoros

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.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Battles/Soldiers
Relevance
Personal
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