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Mexican War, 1846-1848

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas L. Kane correspondence on the Mexican War, 1846 June-1846 December

Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains Kane's correspondence relating to the Mexican War, focusing on his efforts to gain a military commission. Materials dated from June to December 1846.

Dates: 1846 June-1846 December

David B. Tower diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 992
Scope and Contents

One handwritten, bound journal with photocopy and typescript. Tower's record gives the views of one enlisted man in the War with Mexico. He was not involved in battle but presents an account of marching from Veracruz to Mexico City. He also describes the various areas he visited. Tower spent three months in a military hospital and later returned to the United States.

Dates: 1847-1857