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Mark's Almanac for February 22, 2021

A sketch drawn by Major Eaton, the Aid-de-camp to General Taylor. The sketch depicts the fighting at the Battle of Buena Vista.
A sketch drawn by Major Eaton, the Aid-de-camp to General Taylor. The sketch depicts the fighting at the Battle of Buena Vista.

It was on this date in 1847 that the Battle of Buena Vista started in the Mexican-American War. And it was on this date in 1854 that the first meeting of the Republican Party took place.

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