Capitulation of Monterey


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Grand Plaza of Monterrey as seen from the top of the Post Office
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On the morning of September 24th, I was aroused from my sleep on the top of the Post Office by the rapid discharge of firearms from the top of a building two blocks behind where Walker was stationed... A white flag was run out from the tower of the Cathedral, the enemy bugles were heard sounding a parley! Monterey was ours!...

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