Title - Brief sketch of the Battle of Monterey; with details of that portion of it, which took place at the eastern extremity of the city
Date - September 24, 1846
Publication Information - The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History and Biography of America. Published by: C.B. Richardson, Boston, July, 1866
Format - Articles
Collection - The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.
Call Number - 1320 Garrett Bay D (Non-circulating)
Description - Electus Backus, a career military officer who fought at Monterrey with the 1st Infantry, wrote this overview of the battle for Henry B. Dawson. His account appeared posthumously (Backus died in 1862) in The Historical Magazine, a journal Dawson published from 1866 to 1876. Backus’ account of the battle focused on its first day, September 21, 1846.