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Mexican War, 1846-1848

  • For Honor, Glory, and Unionby William Haines Lytle

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Cincinnati native William Haines Lytle volunteered for service in the Mexican War in late 1847. A pro-states' rights Democrat with strong family ties to Kentucky, he nevertheless chose to protect and defend the Union upon the outbreak of the Civil War. Lytle's Mexican War service primarily consisted of garrison duty, but during the Civil War he became... more...

  • Forgotten Warby Henry Reynolds

    University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 14.99

    Australia is dotted with memorials to soldiers who fought in wars overseas, but there are no official commemorations of the battles fought on Australian soil between Aborigines and white colonists. Delving into why it is more controversial to talk about the frontier war now than it was 100 years ago, Forgotten War continues the story told in Henry... more...

  • Kearny's Marchby Winston Groom

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.95

    In June 1846, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, with two thousand soldiers, bound for California. At the time, the nation was hell-bent on expansion: James K. Polk had lately won the presidency by threatening England over the borders in Oregon, while Congress had just voted, in defiance of the Mexican government, to... more...

  • Mexican War, Theby David Heidler; Jeanne Heidler

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00

    " The Mexican War details both pre- and post-war concerns and issues, offering a blend of biographical sketches of key leaders and fighters along with maps, images, a timeline of events, and discussions which utilize primary documents. A 'must' for any comprehensive American history collection; especially at the college level" - The Midwest Book... more...

  • Mormon Battalionby Norma Ricketts

    Utah State University Press 1997; US$ 26.95

    Few events in the history of the American Far West from 1846 to 1849 did not involve the Mormon Battalion. The Battalion participated in the United States conquest of California and in the discovery of gold, opened four major wagon trails, and carried the news of gold east to an eager American public. Yet, the battalion is little known beyond Mormon... more...

  • So Far from Godby John S.D. Eisenhower

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.95

    The Mexican-American War of the 1840s, precipitated by border disputes and the U.S. annexation of Texas, ended with the military occupation of Mexico City by General Winfield Scott. In the subsequent treaty, the United States gained territory that would become California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and parts of Wyoming and Colorado. In... more...

  • To the Halls of the Montezumasby Robert W. Johannsen

    Oxford University Press, USA 1985; US$ 43.99

    For mid-19th-century Americans, the Mexican War was not only a grand exercise in self-identity, legitimizing the young republic's convictions of mission and destiny to a doubting world; it was also the first American conflict to be widely reported in the press and to be waged against an alien foe in a distant and exotic land. It provided a window... more...

  • To the Halls of the Montezumasby Robert W. Johannsen

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 30.00

    This book examines the Mexican war's place in the popular imagination of the era. more...

  • Towards Modern Public Financeby James W Cummings

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Addresses the financing of the American-Mexican War of 1846-48. This study argues that the successful financing of the American-Mexican War had a long-term beneficial effect on American financial institutions and markets. more...

  • Trailing Clouds of Gloryby Felice Flanery Lewis

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    This work is a narrative of Zachary Taylor?s Mexican War campaign, from the formation of his army in 1844 to his last battle at Buena Vista in 1847, with emphasis on the 163 men in his ?Army of Occupation? who became Confederate or Union generals in the Civil War. It clarifies what being a Mexican War veteran meant in their cases, how they interacted... more...