US forces under Zachary Taylor defeat Mexicans at Palo Alto

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Historical Context Note

At the Battle of Palo Alto, US forces under the command of Zachary Taylor defeat a larger army of Mexican troops. The following day, the Mexicans are also defeated at Resaca de la Palma as they attempt to retreat.
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Editors. "US forces under Zachary Taylor defeat Mexicans at Palo Alto". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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