Battle of Palo Alto
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Stop being hostile right this second American Soldiers. This is our land.
General Zachary Taylor
General Mariano Arista
Captain Sam Walker
General Anastasio Terrejon
Battle Of Palo Alto
Who: These are the officers involved in the battle. The three officers above are American and the two officers below are Mexican.
What: When General Zachary Taylor and his troops traveled to the Rio Grande, General Mariano Arista attacked them because they were "hostile".
General Zachary Taylor and his men are coming here and they are being hostile. We are going to stop them!
When: May 8th, 1846
Where: Brownsville, TX
Why: When General Zachary Taylor was ordered to go to the Rio Grande, General Mariano Arista thought this was an act of hostility and attacked them.