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Regional Military History

From the Mexico-U.S. to the American Civil War to the Present

Mexico–U.S. War

Battle of Resaca de la Palma – Part of the greater NPS Palo Alto Battlefield’s sphere of influence

Siege of Fort Texas / Fort Brown – Part of the greater NPS Palo Alto Battlefield’s sphere of influence

Battle of Rancho de Carricitos – Part of the greater NPS Palo Alto Battlefield’s sphere of influence


U.S. Civil War

Battle of Corpus Christi 1862 ( Nueces County ) – Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History

Battle of Laredo 1864 ( Webb County ) – Republic of the Rio Grande Museum

Palmito Ranch Battlefield National Historic Landmark ( Cameron County )


Army Posts & Air Force and Navy Bases (Former and Current)

Former Military Installations: Fort Brown – Historical Brownsville Museum, & Fort Ringgold and Fort McIntosh – Republic of the Rio Grande Museum