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CHAPTER VI.  ADVANCE OF THE ARMY—­CROSSING THE COLORADO—­THE RIO GRANDE.

Chapter VII.  The Mexican war—­the battle of Palo Alto—­the battle of
Resaca de la Palma—­army of invasion—­general Taylor—­movement on
Camargo.

Chapter VIII.  Advance on Monterey—­the black fort—­the battle of
Monterey—­surrender of the city.

Chapter IX.  Political intrigue—­Buena Vista—­movement against Vera Cruz
—­siege and capture of Vera Cruz.

Chapter X. March to Jalapa—­battle of Cerro Gordo—­Perote
—­Puebla—­Scott
and Taylor.

Chapter XI.  Advance on the city of Mexico—­battle of Contreras—­assault
at Churubusco—­negotiations for peace—­battle of Molino del Rey
—­storming of Chapultepec—­San Cosme—­evacuation of the city—­Halls of
the Montezumas.

Chapter XII.  Promotion to first lieutenant—­capture of the city of
Mexico—­the army—­Mexican soldiers—­peace negotiations.

Chapter XIII.  Treaty of peace—­Mexican bull fights—­regimental
quartermaster—­trip to Popocatapetl—­trip to the caves of Mexico.

Chapter XIV.  Return of the army—­marriage—­ordered to the Pacific coast
—­crossing the isthmus—­arrival at San Francisco.

Chapter XV.  San Francisco—­early California experiences—­life on the
Pacific coast—­promoted captain—­Flush times in California.

Chapter XVI.  Resignation—­private life—­life at Galena—­the coming
crisis.

Chapter XVII.  Outbreak of the rebellion—­presiding at A union meeting
—­mustering officer of state troops—­Lyon at camp Jackson—­services
tendered to the government.

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