Maid of Monterrey

DESCRIPTION: A senorita comforts the fallen Americans on the field of Monterrey. "Although she loved her nation And prayed that it might live Yet for a dying foeman She had a prayer to give"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1856 (Thompson-Pioneer)
KEYWORDS: battle mercy death Mexico soldier
Sept 20-24, 1846 - Battle of Monterrey (part of the Mexican War). General Zachary Taylor captures the city, but the fight is bloody
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thompson-Pioneer 55, "Maid of Monterrey" (1 text)
Roud #2828
cf. "The Field of Monterey" (subject)
File: THP055

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