RESOURCE:

The Storming of Chapultepec

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 11/6/2008

This print shows American forces attacking the fortress palace of Chapultepec on Sept. 13th, 1847. General Winfield Scott, depicted in the lower left on a white horse, led the southern division of the U.S. Army that successfully captured Mexico City during the Mexican American War.