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Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1784-11-24 - 1850-07-09

Zachary Taylor was the 12th president of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Taylor previously was a career officer in the United States Army, rose to the rank of major general and became a national hero as a result of his victories in the Mexican–American War.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Battle of Buena Vista, 1847

 Item — Box: + Oversize, item: 5
Identifier: 1931-004-1-34
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "Battle of Buena Vista, fought Feby 23rd 1847 in which the American Army under Genl. Taylor were completely victorious. American Army 4,500. American Loss 272 killed, 382 wounded, 6 missing. Mexican Army 20,000. Mexican loss estimated in killed and wounded 2,000 men.”
Dates: 1847

Battle of Buena Vista, 1847

 Item — Box: 1-1, item: 14
Identifier: 1931-004-1-14
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "Battle of Buena Vista, fought Febu 23d 1847. In which America Army under Genl. Taylor were completely victorious. American Army 4,500 men; Mexican Army 20,000 men. Amerian Loss 264 killed, 450 wounded, 26 missing. Mexican Loss estamated in killed & wounded 4,000 men."
Dates: 1847

Battle of Buena Vista, Undated

 Item — Box: 1-1, item: 15
Identifier: 1931-004-1-15
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "Battle of Buena Vista, fought Febrary 23d 1847. The America Army under Genl. Taylor were completely victorious. American Army 4,500 men; Amerian loss in killed and wounded about 800. Mexican Army 20,000 men. Mexican Loss estamated in killed, wounded, and run away about 5,000 men."
Dates: Undated

Battle of Buena Vista, 1847

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-014.jpg

Battle of Buena Vista, 1847

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-034.jpg

Battle of Buena Vista, Undated

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-015.jpg

General Taylor and Staff, 1848

 Item — Box: 1-1, item: 29
Identifier: 1931-004-1-1-29
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "General Taylor and Staff. The heroes of Palo Alto, Reseca de al Palma, Monterey ... and Buena Vista."
Dates: 1848

General Taylor and Staff, 1848

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-029.jpg

General Taylor Never Surrenders, 1847

 Item — Box: 1-1, item: 11
Identifier: 1931-004-1-11
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "Santa Anna's messengers requesting Genl Taylor to surrender his forces at discretion, previous to the Battle of Buena Vista. 'General Tayor never surrenders.' Sir, In reply to your note of this date summoning me to surrender my forces at discretion. I beg to leave to say that I decline acceding to your request.-- With high respect , I am, sir, your obedient serv't, Z. Taylor."
Dates: 1847

General Taylor Never Surrenders, 1847

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-011.jpg