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Gen. Mariano Paredes used the 8,000 troops under his command to seize control of the Mexican government before turning his attention to Taylor's force in the disputed Trans-Nueces region.

Gen. Mariano Paredes used the 8,000 troops under his command to seize control of the Mexican government before turning his attention to Taylor’s force in the disputed Trans-Nueces region.

Gen. Mariano Paredes used the 8,000 troops under his command to seize control of the Mexican government before turning his attention to Taylor’s force in the disputed Trans-Nueces region.