The Battle of Monterrey was the first major battle in the war with Mexico. It took place in Monterrey, Mexico and was led by General Zachary Taylor. The US brought in approximately 6,200 soldiers while the Mexican forces had about 10,000 soldiers. The outcome was the surrender of the Mexican forces.
The terms of the surrender were as follows:
-Taylor and his men would occupy the city
-They would not fight for 2 months
-The Mexican soldiers could keep their personal weapons