My confession (atrocities during the Mexican/American war)
- Irregulars: Guerrilla and Ranchero Warfare in South Texas and Northern Mexico during the Mexican - American War. Mills, James W. // Journal of South Texas;Spring2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p1
The overall outcome of the Mexican - American War (1846-1848) was determined largely by regular military forces. There was, however, another war within this war waged by irregulars, guerrillas, and rancheros from Mexico, as well as by Texas Rangers and elements within the U.S. volunteers....
- The guns of Palo Alto. Haecker, Charles M. // Archaeology;May/Jun96, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p48
Reports on Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs in the opening battle of the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848 and the battle of Palo Alto, fought on May 8, 1846. Grants' memories of the battle; Reasons for the war between Mexico and America; Details on the Palo Alto Battlefield's National Historic Site...
- The Runaway Scrape. Reid, J. // Texas Monthly;May89, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p130
Describes the Runaway Scrape, when, just after the Alamo fell in the spring of 1836, hundreds of Texas settlers fled toward the then US border.
- Knife fight? Patoski, J.N.; McConnico, K. // Texas Monthly;Sep90, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p60
Discusses the controversy that has arisen over the authenticity of a knife that its California owner claims was carried by Jim Bowie into the Alamo.
- To the halls of Montezuma. Price, Sean // Junior Scholastic;12/8/95, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p16
Presents a script of a play reenacting the Mexican-American conflict in 1846. INSET: The cast..
- Legacy of a land grab. Lopez, Lalo // Hispanic;Sep1997, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p22
Discusses the legacy of the 1846-1848 Mexican-American War. States which were formerly Mexican territory; Provisions of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the war; Assertion by Mexican-Americans of their rights under the treaty; Land grabbing by American officials of Spanish land grants.
- The proving ground. Stevens, P.F. // American History Illustrated;May88, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p38
The Mexican War of 1846 swept the US into its first international conflict since the War of 1812. At two Texas battlefields--Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma--the untested US Army passed through its baptism by fire. INSET: The battlefield today..
- Mexico's War of 1847. Santoni, Pedro // Wilson Quarterly;Spring96, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p100
Chronicles the Mexico War of 1847. Lack of domestic solidarity as a result of Mexico's failure to establish a durable political arrangement; Events on the eve of the war; `Rebellion of the `polkos' in February 1847.
- Reflections on a Sesquicentennial No One Wants to Remember. del Castillo, Richard Griswold // Journal of the West;Jul98, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the war between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848, while highlighting the 150th anniversary of the end of this war in 1998. Circumstances surrounding the war; Impact of this war on Mexico; Description of an ethnic group derived from this war; Publications on Chicano history.