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advance American approach arms army arrived artillery attack battery battle began brigade brought California camp canister shot capital Captain carried cavalry charge Chihuahua citizens Colonel Colonel Doniphan column command companies Congress defence division eight enemy enemy's engaged entered feet fell fifty fight fire five hundred flag followed force Fort forward four front garrison governor ground guns held hill horses houses hundred Indian infantry inhabitants Kearney killed leaving loss ment Mexican Mexico miles Monterey morning mountains night officers opened ordered passed peace plain position possession range ravine reached received Republic retreat returned river road route Santa Anna Scott sent seven shot side soldiers soon surrender Taylor territory Texas thousand tion took town troops turned twenty United victory volunteers walls whole Worth wounded
Stran 88 - House dissenting) had declared that 'by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war exists between that Government and the United States...
Stran 312 - ... to the point where it strikes the southern boundary of New Mexico ; thence, westwardly, along the whole southern boundary of New Mexico (which runs north of the town called Paso) to its western termination ; thence northward along the western line of New Mexico, until it intersects the first branch of the river Gila...
Stran 198 - O'er the camp of the invaders, o'er the Mexican array, Who is losing ? who is winning ? are they far or come they near ? Look abroad, and tell us, sister, whither rolls the storm we hear. "Down the hills of Angostura still the storm of battle rolls ; Blood is flowing, men are dying ; God have mercy on their souls ! " Who is losing ? who is winning ? — " Over hill and over plain, I see but smoke of cannon clouding through the mountain rain.
Stran 107 - We cannot see why you have cause of quarrel with us for fighting the New Mexicans on the west, while you do the same thing on the east. Look how matters stand. This is our war. We have more right to complain of you for interfering in our war, than you have to quarrel with us for continuing a war we had begun long before you got here. If you will act justly, you will allow us to settle our own differences.
Stran 312 - ... of the River Gila ; or if it should not intersect any branch of that river, then to the point on the said line nearest to such branch, and thence in a direct line to the same, thence down the middle of the said branch and of the said river, until it empties into the Rio Colorado ; thence across the Rio Colorado, following the division line between Upper and Lower California, to the Pacific Ocean.
Stran 90 - It is the wish and intention of the United States to provide for New Mexico a free government, with the least possible delay, similar to those in the United States...
Stran 90 - The United States hereby absolves all persons residing within the boundaries of New Mexico from, any further allegiance to the republic of Mexico, and hereby claims them as citizens of the United States. Those who remain quiet and peaceable will be considered good citizens and receive protection — those who are found in arms, or instigating others against the United States, will be considered as traitors, and treated accordingly.
Stran 185 - It is with deep sensibility that the commanding general finds himself separated from the troops he so long commanded. To those corps, regular and volunteers, who have shared with him the active services of the field, he feels the attachment due to such associations, while to those who are making their first campaign, he must express his regret that he cannot participate with them in its eventful scenes.
Stran 109 - It is divided into four solid squares, having but two streets, crossing its centre at right angles. All the buildings are two stories high, composed of sun-dried brick. The first story presents a solid wall to the street, and is so constructed that each house joins, until one-fourth of the city may be said to be one building.