Mexican-American War timeline

  • Battle Of Molino Del Ray

    The Battle of Molino del Rey was one of the bloodiest engagements of the Mexican-American War. On September 6, 1847, as the armistice and... Read more

  • Battle For Mexico City

    The Battle for Mexico City refers to the series of engagements from September 8 to September 15, 1847, in the general vicinity of Mexico City... Read more

  • Battle of Chapultepec

    The Battle of Chapultepec (September 1847) was a U.S. victory over Mexican forces holding Chapultepec Castle west of Mexico City during the... Read more

  • Siege Of Puebla

    The Siege of Puebla began the same day Mexico City fell to Winfield Scott and lasted for 28 days when a relief force was able to fight its way into... Read more

  • Fall Of Mexico City

    The Battle for Mexico City refers to the series of engagements from September 8 to September 15, 1847, in the general vicinity of Mexico City... Read more

  • Battle Of Huamantla

    The Battle of Huamantla was a U.S. victory late in the Mexican-American War that forced the Mexican Army to lift the Siege of Puebla. The same... Read more

  • Lee Departs for Fort Carroll

    . . . . My days are spent pretty much at Fort Carroll (Sollers Point); My thoughts are engrossed with driving piles & laying stone. . . . Poor... Read more

  • Mexican CessionTreaty Is Signed

    The Mexican Cession of 1848 is a historical name for the region of the present day southwestern United States that was ceded to the U.S. by Mexico... Read more

  • Battle Of Santa Cruz De Rosales

    The Battle of Santa Cruz de Rosales was an engagement of the Mexican-American War that took place after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo had been... Read more

  • Senator Daniel Webster Delivers His "Seventh Of March" Speech

    The acquisition of territory following the U.S. victory in the Mexican War revived concerns about the balance of free and slave states in the... Read more

  • Occupation Of Tampico, Tamaulipas

    The French occupation and reign of Emperor Maximilian during the 1860s was difficult for Tamaulipas, at least on the borders and in the city of... Read more