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Mexican War - Mexico Campaign


Mexico Campaign  Legend suggests that a U.S. Marine on duty during this campaign composed the words to the U. S. Marine Corps Hymn, the nation’s oldest official military anthem.  Its reference to “The Halls of Montezuma” refers to the Battle of Chapultepec in September of 1847.

Dates


1847-1847

Military Battles & Conflicts


Battle of Buena Vista
Siege of Veracruz
Battle of Mexico City
Battle of Monterrey