Mon, 24 December 2012
In which we continue our discussion of America's war with Mexico. We talk about the military action in California & New Mexico, then cover a battle in Congress over something called the Wilmot Proviso. Finally, we move back down to the Rio Grande, where Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey and then wins the hard-fought Battle of Buena Vista in February 1847.
Direct download: CivilWar06.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 11:09am MDT