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A gallant little army : the Mexico City Campaign

Author: Timothy D Johnson
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2007.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1847 General Winfield Scott boldly led a small but undaunted army from the Mexican coast all the way to the Halls of Montezuma, routing Mexican forces at every turn while pacifying the countryside. Scott's military campaign--America's first ever in a foreign country--helped pave the way for victory in the wider war against Mexico and also posed new challenges for discipline, logistics, and the treatment of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Johnson, Timothy D., 1957-
Gallant little army.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2007
(OCoLC)608096880
Online version:
Johnson, Timothy D., 1957-
Gallant little army.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2007
(OCoLC)627440712
Named Person: Winfield Scott; Winfield Scott
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy D Johnson
ISBN: 9780700615414 0700615415
OCLC Number: 125402112
Description: x, 365 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Veracruz: the Gibraltar of Mexico --
Veracruz: the slow, scientific process --
The army advances: olive branch and sword --
Cerro Gordo: a brilliant affair --
Cerro Gordo: tomorrow will settle the affair --
Jalapa: garden of Mexico --
Puebla: waiting all summer --
Puebla: between the devil and the deep sea --
Into the valley of Mexico: no room for error --
The battle of the Pedregal: Padierna and Churubusco --
Mortification and mistake: armistice and Molino del Rey --
God is a Yankee: the capture of Chapultepec --
A devil of a time: Belén and San Cosme Garitas --
The preoccupations of the occupation.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Other Titles: Mexico City Campaign
Responsibility: Timothy D. Johnson.
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In 1847, General Winfield Scott's military campaign helped pave the way for victory in the wider war against Mexico and also posed new challenges for discipline and logistics. This work highlights  Read more...

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-Johnson's excellent history brings this much-neglected military campaign out of the shadows and gives it the attention it deserves.---Robert W. Johannsen, author of To the Halls of the Montezumas: Read more...

 
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