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From 1846-1848, American attention was on the war with Mexico. Here you'll find news of the times, from names of casualties to reports of the patriotic volunteer regiments that were raised in response to Washington's call.

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Mexican War: Index to Pension Files, 1886-1926

Eyewitness to War: Prints and Daguerreotypes of the Mexican War, 1846-1848 icon

Service Afloat and Ashore during the Mexican War  SEMMES

Constitution of the Aztec Club of 1847 (Military Society of the Mexican War) and List of Members, 1928

The Scouting Expeditions of McCulloch's Texas Rangers; or the Summer and Fall Campaign of the Army of the United States in Mexico - 1846, Including Skirmishes with the Mexicans and an Accurate Detail of the Storming of Monterey icon

Pennsylvania in the War with Mexico icon

Original Historic Watercolor: The Landing at Tabasco

Original Art: Seven Drawings & Watercolors of Mexico & Mexicans, from the U. S. S. Constitution Sketchbooks of U. S. N. Lieutenant John B. DALE

Texas Volunteers In The Mexican War icon

With Beauregard in Mexico; the Mexican War Reminiscences of P. G. T Beauregard

The Mexican War: a Compact History, 1846-1848 icon

The Journal of Lieutenant John McHenry HOLLINGSWORTH of the First New York Volunteers icon

The Mexican Spy Company: U. S. Covert Operations in Mexico, 1845-1848 icon

Mr. Polk's Army: The American Military Experience in the Mexican War icon

Mexican Veteran Volunteer Association of Missouri

Records of the Service of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War 1831-32, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8 icon

Perry Volunteers in the Mexican War: Perry County, Alabama First Regiment of Alabama Volunteers 1846-1847 and the Mexican War Diary of Captain William G. Coleman

Military Record of Louisiana: Including Biographical and Historical Papers Relating to the Military Organizations of the State

To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination icon

Mrs. ROACH Recommends the Feliciana House to Returning Soldiers, 1847

J. H. PEOPLES Reported to be Leading Volunteer Expedition to Yucatan, 1848

Murder Among the Louisiana Troops, 1846    OVERTON, KING, McINTOSH

Alabama Volunteers, 1846     PICKENS, KELLY, SLATER, MARTIN, WINSTON

Kentucky Heroes of the Battle of Buena Vista, Laid to Rest, Eulogized, 1847    McKEE, CLAY, WILLIS, VAUGHAN, BRECKENRIDGE

Remains of  Colonel HARDIN Interred, Died at Buena Vista, 1847    YEATES

U. S. Ships Vincennes and Union Arrive  in New York and Norfolk; A List of Their Officers; Four New Ships Authorized by Congress; Members of the Board for Their Design, 1847
Now indexed!  Surnames include the following: PAULDING, SWARTWOUT, McINTOSH, ARMSTRONG, WILLIAMSON, BOWIE, WALL, MASON, AINCRON, RUDD, GREEN, SHIELDS, BLEEKER, VAN ZANT, OTIS, RAGGART, MORRIS, WARRINGTON, SMITH, HASWELL, GRICE, HARTT, LENTHAL, COPELAND, REID, NOLAND

Murder of Col. ESTELLE, Jackson, MS, 1868.  Veteran of the 2nd Mississippi Regt., Mexican War; Veteran of Civil War

James GRIFFIN May Spare Tents for Zachary Taylor's Army, Provided somebody pays up! 1846

New Missouri Regiment Elects Officers, 1847    RALLS, LANE, REYNOLDS

Passengers Departing Mobile for Wetumpka, Alabama, Including Men of the Montgomery Riflemen and the Macon County Guards, 1846   Now indexed! Surnames include the following: FAIL, HUMSON, RICHEY, CUMMINS, BRIGGS, SALTMARSH, ROBINSON, ODOM, PARKER, DUBOSE, HESSELL, SHEFFIELD, WHIPPLE, FORBES, WEAVER, LARKINS, WATTS, BROWN, STANTON, SAMPSON, GILMER, SEIBLES, LIGON

Captain HUTTER Re-Instated by President TYLER, 1847

Sumter Volunteers Arrive on Board Steamer Winona, Mobile, 1846     WINSTON, GIBBS, PRESTON

Pennsylvania Regiment Leaves Aboard Steamers Messenger and Circassian, 1846     BLACK,  WYNCOOP, BROWN

Attention Mexican War Vets: Artificial Limbs, Hands, References Available, 1848    SELPHO, WEAR, SWAIN

Capt. GARDINER to Supply Barges for Mexican War Effort, 1846

Next-of-kin Notice for Relatives of Midshipman Henry COLBEY, 1848

Commander INGRAHAM Dangerously Ill in Pensacola, 1846

Capt. George WHITE (Formerly of the Washington Regiment) Calls for Volunteers, New Orleans, 1847

Corrected date & publication! Passenger Arrivals, Including Wounded Soldiers from Mexican War, 1847.  Now indexed!

Message from Mexico from Captain CONNER, LA, 1847 MATHEWS, DENMAN

HAWESER Arrested for Treason, New Orleans, 1847 SCOTT, TAYLOR

COBB Death; Wisconsin Regiment Veteran, 1905

GODFREY Death, Served in both Mexican and Civil Wars, 1916

Mexican War Veteran Dead at 40, KY, 1861 HOLMES

News of the sloop Plymouth 

Officers of the sloop Plymouth

 


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