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The following units and commanders fought in the Battle of Palo Alto on May 8, 1846 during the Mexican–American War.

U.S. ArmyEdit

Zachary Taylor

Unit type
Infantry
Mounted units
Artillery
  • Duncan’s Battery (four 6-pounders)
  • Ringgold’s Battery (four 6-pounders)
  • Heavy Battery (two 18-pounders)

Mexican ArmyEdit

Mariano Arista

Brigade
Lancer Brigade (Torrejon - 700 men total)
  • 7th Line Cavalry
  • 8th Line Cavalry
  • Light Cavalry
  • Presidial Irregular Company
  • Ranchero Irregular Company
Infantry
  • 2nd Light Infantry
  • 1st Line Infantry
  • 6th Line Infantry
  • 10th Line Infantry
  • Tampico Coastal Guard Battalion
  • 14 small cannon (4, 6, and 8-pounders)

SourcesEdit

  • suite101.com/article/the-battle-of-palo-alto-may-8-1846-a310891 Military Suite 101 site

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