Mexican War, 1846-1848
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.