CHAPTER VI. ADVANCE OF THE ARMY—CROSSING THE COLORADO—THE RIO GRANDE.
Chapter VII. The Mexican war—the
battle of Palo Alto—the
Resaca de la Palma—army of invasion—general Taylor—movement on
Chapter VIII. Advance on Monterey—the
black fort—the battle
Monterey—surrender of the city.
Chapter IX. Political intrigue—Buena
Vista—movement against Vera
—siege and capture of Vera Cruz.
Chapter X. March to Jalapa—battle
of Cerro Gordo—Perote
Chapter XI. Advance on the
city of Mexico—battle
at Churubusco—negotiations for peace—battle of Molino del Rey
—storming of Chapultepec—San Cosme—evacuation of the city—Halls of
Chapter XII. Promotion to first
lieutenant—capture of the
Mexico—the army—Mexican soldiers—peace negotiations.
Chapter XIII. Treaty of peace—Mexican
quartermaster—trip to Popocatapetl—trip to the caves of Mexico.
Chapter XIV. Return of the
to the Pacific coast
—crossing the isthmus—arrival at San Francisco.
Chapter XV. San Francisco—early
Pacific coast—promoted captain—Flush times in California.
Chapter XVI. Resignation—private
life—life at Galena—the
Chapter XVII. Outbreak of the
rebellion—presiding at A
—mustering officer of state troops—Lyon at camp Jackson—services
tendered to the government.