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Title: Storming of Chapultepec

Description: Storming of Chapultepec; painting of U.S. forces under Gen. Gideon Pillow (Gideon Johnson Pillow; June 8, 1806-October 8, 1878) attacking Chapultepec, Mexico, southwest of Mexico City, on September 13, 1847 during the Mexican-American War (1846-1848); Gen. Winfield Scott ( June 13, 1786-May 29, 1866) had deployed 7,200 men in his final assault of the capital against 1,000 troops of Mexican President Santa Anna (Antonio de Padua Maria Severino Lopez de Santa Anna y Perez de Lebron; February 21, 1794-June 21, 1876) inside the city and 4,000 more of his men positioned at fortifications in the area; about 100 Mexican boy cadets bravely tried in vain to defend the Mexican Military Academy; the U.S. victory at Chapultepec opened the way to Mexico City, but a cost of 130 U.S. soldiers killed and 29 missing; the flag of the U.S. was raised over the city that Santa Anna had fled, retreating to Puebla, Mexico;

Category: Mexican-American War

Keywords: battles, Battle of Chapultepec, Mexico, boy cadets, boys, cadets, Chapultepec, Mexico, Mexican Military Academy, Mexico, Mexican War (1846-1848), Mexican-American War (1846-1848), Mexico, Mexico City, Texas, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, United States, U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848), 1840s.

Orientation: Landscape

Dimensions: 3000 x 1968 (5.90 MPixels) (1.52)

Print Size: 25.4 x 16.7 cm; 10.0 x 6.6 inches

File Size: 16.92 MB (17,745,106 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000038552c

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection


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