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Mexican War, 1846-1848

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Levi C. Matthews memorandum book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233790]
Identifier: MSS SC 115
Scope and Contents

Holograph notebook (plus 4 p. partial typescript containing only the journal entries) which contains a record of depts, expenses, and later experiences after Matthews left his home in Colon, Michigan on April 15, 1851 bound for California by boat. The journal describes his travels through Mexico from Vera Cruz to Acapulco, comments about the U.S. - Mexican War, and gives details of his boat trip to San Francisco.

Dates: 1846-1851

Mexican-American War collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 699
Scope and Contents

Various military documents and papers created during the obtaining and dispersal of supplies to troops. Also includes miscellaneous documents and correspondence.

Dates: 1847-1895

Miranda family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331982]
Identifier: MSS SC 3227
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a microfilm copy of handwritten documents. These materials are in Spanish and relate to the holdings of the Miranda family largely in Texas and Arizona. One item, dated 1848, relates to the war with the United States.

Dates: 1792-1864

Mormon Battalion

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2224
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poem commemorating the activities of the Mormon Battalion in service of the United States during the war with Mexico (1845-1848). The item was written in ink. "By John Hancock who went in the Battalion in 1847" has been penciled in at the bottom of the item in another hand. No John Hancock is listed among members of the battalion.

Dates: approximately 1860

David Pettigrew autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 473
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary with a typescript of the item. Pettigrew (apparently also spelled Pettegrew) started his autobiography in 1840. His diary is sporatic and has many gaps. Pettigrew writes about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1832, his life in Missouri during the persecutions of Mormons there, his experiences in Nauvoo, Illinois, his work as an LDS missionary, his participation in the migration of Mormons from Nauvoo,...
Dates: 1840-1861

Albert Pike letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334473]
Identifier: MSS 1072
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a letter, dated September 15, 1847, composed at Little Rock, Arkansas, and addressed to John D. Phoenix of New York City. Pike was serving as captain of volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico. He writes to David Phoenix telling him of the death of John D. Phoenix and describes the area and the condition of the troops.

Dates: 1847

Saints at War in Korea videocassettes, approximately 2005

Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 19 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Subseries contains interviews and scenic and other footage relating to the military service of Latter-Day Saints in Korea. Dated approximately 2005.

Dates: approximately 2005

Saints at War interviews and scenic footage, 2005-2008

Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 19 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Subseries contains scenic footage and interviews relating to the Saints at War Project. Dated 2005-2008.

Dates: 2005-2008

Saints at War interviews with Latter-day Saint Apostles, 2001-2005

Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 19 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Subseries contain interviews with Latter-Day Saint Apostles. Dated 2001-2005.

Dates: 2001-2005

Saints at War Project documentary and interview media, approximately 2001-2009

Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 19
Scope and Contents

Series contains DVDs and video cassette recordings of interviews relating to Latter-Day Saints' military and war-time service for the Saints at War Project. Dated approximately 2001-2009.

Dates: approximately 2001-2009