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Mexican War, 1846-1848

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Luther Fairfax Dashiell papers

Identifier: MSS-0396
Overview Correspondence, speeches, and writings, relating to his work as a surgeon with the 1st Regiment of Louisiana Volunteers, stationed in Tampico, Mexico, during the Mexican War.
Dates: 1844-1887; Majority of material found within 1844 - 1848

Columbus C. Dodson letter

Identifier: MSS-0440
Abstract A letter dated 15 February 1848, written from Mexico City to his sister, Miss A. W. Dodson, Telaga Spring, Chatooga County, Georgia.
Dates: 1848 February 15

Enos D. Hopping Papers

Identifier: MSS-4302
Overview This collection contains papers relating to the life and career of Enos D. Hopping (1805-1847), who was a United States Army brigadier general during the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).
Dates: 1826 - 1866

John Gorman Barr papers

Identifier: MSS-0116
Abstract Contains correspondence to and from John Gorman Barr, as well as other papers of this University of Alabama student, Tuscaloosa attorney, and United States Consul in Australia, known for his humorous writings.
Dates: 1840-1858

Mexican War Broadsides and Letter

Identifier: MSS-4325
Scope and Contents This collection contains three broadsides from Mexican government offices and one letter from an American during the Mexican War pertaining to decrees to raise funds, a decree in response to the Revolt of the Polkos, and the political tensions within Mexico surrounding the war. The broadsides are written in Spanish and the letter is written in English.
Dates: 1847 - 1848