"Johnson's excellent history brings this much-neglected military campaign out of the shadows and gives it the attention it deserves."
"The most detailed analysis to date of Winfield Scott's spectacular 1847 campaign to capture Mexico City....Destined to become a classic."
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"The most detailed analysis to date of Winfield Scott's spectacular 1847 campaign to capture Mexico City. . . . Destined to become a classic."--R. Bruce Winders, author of Mr. Polk's Army: The American Military Experience in the Mexican War
"A fine narrative history and persuasive evaluation of Scott's campaign."--Joseph G. Dawson III, author of Doniphan's Epic March: The 1st Missouri Volunteers in the Mexican War