Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850

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Birth 1784-11-24
Death 1850-07-09
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Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), the twelfth president of the United States. In 1841, he was appointed to the command of the Sourthern Division of the United States. In the spring of 1845, Taylor appointed to command the Army of Occupation stationed in Corpus Christi. In May 1846, Taylor led his army into north Mexico. Following the battle of Monterey, Taylor was ordered to join General Winfield Scott at the siege of Veracruz. Taylor's victory at at the Battle of Buena Vista made him a national hero. In 1848, the Whigs nominated him for presidency.Born in Orange Co., November 24, 1784; lieutenant in regular army, 1808; captain, 1810; promoted major in war 1808; captain, 1810; promoted major in war 1812; colonel in Black Hawk war, 1832; major-general in Mexican war, 1846; received sword of honor Virginia General Assembly, 1848; inaugurated 12th President of the United States, March 4 1849; died in Washington, July 9, 1850. (from Appleton.) (blue index book)

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  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
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  • Soldiers
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  • Statesmen--19th century--Correspondence
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  • Mexican War, 1846-1848--Records and correspondence
  • Taylor, Zachary--1784-1850
  • Agriculture--History--19th century
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848--Sources
  • Slavery--History--Sources
  • Generals--Correspondence
  • Indians of North America--Wars
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  • Buena Vista, Battle of, Mexico, 1847
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