- Battles of the Mexican–American War
The battles of the Mexican-American War include all major engagements and most reported skirmishes, including the Battle of Palo Alto, and the Battle of Resaca de la Palma, which took place prior to the official start of hostilities.
Mexican-American Warlasted from 1846 until 1848. It grew out of unresolved border disputes between the Republic of Texasand Mexicoafter the annexation of the former by the United States nine years after the Texas Revolution. It ended in 1848 with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgoin which Mexico surrendered a vast tract of land that amounted to over half its national territoryto the United States for the sum of USD $15 million.
List of battles
;Key: :(A) – American Victory:(M) – Mexican Victory:(I) – Inconclusive
From January to August Mexican partisans continued to resist the U.S. Army of Occupation. Formal fighting, however, had ceased by the end of January.
** Combined official Mexican losses and US estimates: Northern Campaign (Palo Alto-Buena Vista) : c1,031 Mexican killed. Valley Campaign (Cerro Gordo-Mexico City) : c2,854 Mexican killed. Or, c3,885 not including later died of wounds, died from disease or the losses in the West.
Antonio López de Santa Anna
*cite book | author=Bauer, K. Jack | title=The Mexican War, 1846-1848 | publisher=Macmillan | location=New York | year=1974 | id=ISBN 0-8032-6107-1
* Brooks, N.C. Compete History Of The Mexican War: Grigg, Elliot & Co.Philadelphia 1849
* [http://www.dmwv.org/honoring/other.htm Listing of 1846-1848 US Army Casualites]
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