Posts Tagged ‘General Winfield Scott’

Weekly Comment:
The Passion of the San Patricios

As the U.S. and Mexico get ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Irish America looks back at the legacy of St. Patrick’s Battalion, which fought in the Mexican-American War, defending Mexico City from the invading American army. ℘℘℘ “You have to understand that we Mexicans and Irish are very sentimental,” said the slight, grandmotherly figureRead more..