Resaca de la Palma Battlefield

N edge of Brownsville on Parades Line Rd., Brownsville, Texas. County/parish: Cameron.

NRIS 66000813

1 contributing site.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

From Wikipedia:

Resaca de la Palma Battlefield

The Resaca de la Palma Battlefield is the site in Brownsville, Texas, where American forces under General Zachary Taylor engaged Mexican forces under General Mariano Arista on May 9, 1846 in the Battle of Resaca de la Palma. A surviving undeveloped portion of the battlefield is now part of the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960.

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