Clockwise from top left: Winfield Scott entering Plaza de la Constitución after the Fall of Mexico City, U.S. soldiers engaging the retreating Mexican force during the Battle of Resaca de la Palma, U.S. victory at Churubusco outside Mexico City, marines storming Chapultepec castle under a large U.S. flag, Battle of Cerro Gordo
|Chí-hui-koaⁿ kap léng-tō-chiá|
James K. Polk |
Santa Anna |
Pedro de Ampudia
José de Herrera
Martin de Cos
Pedro de Anaya
Agustín y Huarte
Gabriel Valencia †
José de Urrea
1,733 killed  |
5,000 killed  |
4,000 civilians killed
|Including civilians killed by violence, military deaths from disease and accidental deaths, the Mexican death toll may have reached 25,000 and the American death toll exceeded 13,283.|
Tsù-kái[siu-kái | kái goân-sí-bé]
- Clodfelter 2017, p. 249.
- "Official DOD data". goân-loē-iông tī February 28, 2014 hőng khó͘-pih. March 8, 2014 khòaⁿ--ê.
- White, Ronald Cedric (2017). American Ulysses: a life of Ulysses S. Grant (Random House trade paperback pán.). New York: Random House. p. 96. ISBN 9780812981254. OCLC 988947112.
The Mexican War of 1846-1848, largely forgotten today, was the second costliest war in American history in terms of the percentage of soldiers who died. Of the 78, 718 American soldiers who served, 13,283 died, constituting a casualty rate of 16.87 percent. By comparison, the casualty rate was 2.5 percent in World War I and World War II, 0.1 percent in Korea and Vietnam, and 21 percent for the Civil War. Of the casualties, 11,562 died of illness, disease, and accidents.
Guā-pōo lên-ket[siu-kái | kái goân-sí-bé]
Tsí-lâm, tsheh-bo̍k kah siu-tsông[siu-kái | kái goân-sí-bé]
- Library of Congress Guide to the Mexican War
- The Handbook of Texas Online: Mexican War
- Mexican War Resources
- The Mexican–American War, Illinois Historical Digitization Projects at Northern Illinois University Libraries
Muî-thé tsú-iàu lâi-guân[siu-kái | kái goân-sí-bé]
- A Continent Divided: The U.S. – Mexico War
- Robert E. Lee Mexican War Maps in the VMI Archives
- The Mexican War and the Media, 1845–1848
- Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and related resources at the U.S. Library of Congress
- Letters of Winfield Scott including official reports from the front sent to the Secretary of War
- Franklin Pierce's Journal on the March from Vera Cruz
- Mexican–American War Time line
- Animated History of the Mexican–American War
- Maps showing course of Mexican-American War at omniatlas.com
Kî-thañ[siu-kái | kái goân-sí-bé]
- PBS site of US-Mexican war program
- Battle of Monterrey Web Site – Complete Info on the battle
- Manifest Destiny and the U.S.-Mexican War: Then and Now
- The Mexican War
- Smithsonian teaching aids for "Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United States, 1846–48"
- A History by the Descendants of Mexican War Veterans
- Mexican–American War
- Invisible Men: Blacks and the U.S. Army in the Mexican War by Robert E. May
- Milton Meltzer, "Bound for the Rio Grande: Traitors—Or Martyrs", Reading, video, and lesson for high school students, 1974, Zinn Education Project/Rethinking Schools.
- Google Map of The Mexican-American War of 1846–1848
- John H. Hewitt wrote the song "The Fall of Mexico" in 1847