Genl. Scott's Grand Entry into the City of Mexico, Sept. 14th 1847.
General Winfield Scott, astride a white horse, is greeted by American troops as he enters the central plaza of Mexico City on September 14, 1847, during the Mexican War. The city's Catedral Metropolitana de la Asunción de María looms in the background in this hand-colored lithograph. Upon successfully capturing the city, Scott reviewed his troops and they serenaded him with the song "Yankee Doodle."