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Mexican-American War
(1846 - 1848)

184625 April - Thornton Skirmish, near Brownsville, south Texas
18463-9 May - Mexican Army besieges "illegal" American outpost, Fort Texas
18468 May - Battle of Palo Alto, Arista invades "American" Texas
18469 May - Battle of Resaca de la Palma, Arista is defeated by Zachary Taylor
184613 May - U.S. declares war against Mexico
184618 May - U.S. troops occupy Matamoros, Mexico
18466 July - Mexico declares defensive war against United States
16467 July - Battle of Monterey, American Naval forces occupy Monterey, California
184614 July - U.S. forces occupy Camargo
184616 August - Santa Anna returns from exile in Cuba
184618 August - Battle of Sante Fé
184620-24 September - Battle of Monterey
18467 October - Battle of Dominguez Rancho
184614 November - U.S. Navy occupies Tampico
184616 November - American forces occupy Saltillo
184616 November - Battle of Natividad in northern California
18466 December - Battle of San Pasqual
184625 December - Battle of El Brazito in New Mexico
18472 January - Battle of Santa Clara in California
18478 January - Battle of Rio San Gabriel for control of Los Angeles, California
18479 January - Battle of La Mesa for Los Angeles, California
184724 January - Battle of Mora, New Mexico
184724 January - Battle of Cañada in New Mexico
184729 January - Battle of Embudo Pass, New Mexico
18473-4 February - Battle of Pueblo de Taos, New Mexico
184722-23 February - Battle of Buena Vista
184728 February - Battle of the Sacramento, California
18479-29 March - Battle of Veracruz, Navy lands 10,000 U.S. troops on beaches at Vera Cruz
184729 March - Mexican forces at Vera Cruz capitulate
184718 April - Battle of Cerro Gordo (the "Thermopylae of the West)
18476 June - Skirmish at Las Vegas
184717 August - Battle of Contreras
184718 August - Battle of Churubusco
18478 September - Battle of Molino Del Rey
184713 September - Battle of Chapultepec
184713-14 Sept - Battle for Mexico City
184714 September - Siege of Puebla to 12 October
184715 September - Fall of Mexico City, U.S. forces under General Winfield Scott occupy the city
18479 October - Skirmish at Huamantla
184712 October - Puebla capitulates to U.S. forces
184719 October - Affair at Atlixco
18482 February - Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican-U.S. war
184810 March - U.S. Senate ratifies Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (with amendments)
1848April - Santa Anna escapes to exile in Jamaica
184825 May - Mexican Congress ratifies Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
18484 July - President Polk formally announces ratification of Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
18482 August - Last U.S troops leave Mexico
Related Articles/Works
Texas and War with Mexico
The Battle of Buena Vista
Chapter XXXVII - War with Mexico. The Wilmot Proviso. Slavery in the Territories
Vol I.

Documents
President Polk's War Message
(11 May 1846)
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
(2 February 1848)
The Protocol of Quéretaro
(26 May 1848)

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