William Hudson Mexican War Lithograph Collection

Capture of General La Vega by Captain May at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma

Title

Capture of General La Vega by Captain May at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma

Identifier

BD0018-18460509-CaptureGenLaVega-038

Files

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Creation Date

5-9-1846

Disciplines

Military History | Political History | United States History

Description

Hand colored lithograph. The prominent part of the lithograph is Captain May capturing General La Vega by the arm in what appears to be a resaca with a palm tree. Eighteen American soldiers are on horseback, eight Mexican soldiers are running away and three Mexican soldiers appear to be dead.

Sponsored by: Texas State Library, Train to Share, UTB/TSC, William Hudson.

Physical Description

.JPG, 1 File, 2.32 MB

Capture of General La Vega by Captain May at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma

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