The Mexican War




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4,000 U.S. troops occupied Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1846



A Complete Roster of Mexican War Veterans
Mexican War maps
Fort Brown, Texas (March 1846)
Battle of Palo Alto (May 8, 1846)
Battle of Resaca de la Palma (May 9, 1846)
Battle of Monterrey (Sept. 21-23, 1846)
Battle of Buena Vista (Feb. 22-23, 1847)
Siege of Veracruz (March 9-27, 1847)
Museo Historico Naval, Veracruz
Fort San Juan de Ulua, Veracruz
Baluarte de Santiago, Veracruz
Plan del Rio Bridges
Battle of Cerro Gordo (April 17-18, 1847)
Battle of Contreras (Aug. 19, 1847)
Battle of Churubusco (Aug. 20, 1847)
Battle of Molino del Rey (Sept. 8, 1847)
Battle of Chapultepec (Sept. 12, 1847)
The Fall of Mexico City (Sept. 13, 1847)
Scenes from the Mexican War
Mexican War Monuments
U.S. Flags Captured by the Mexican Army
 

BOOKS AND ESSAYS
Wilcox, Cadmus M. History of the Mexican War (1892)
Bauer, K. Jack. The Veracruz Expedition of 1847 (Military Affairs, Autumn 1956)
Hinckley, Ted C. American Anti-Catholicism During the Mexican War (Pacific Historical Review, May 1962)
May, Robert E. Invisible Men: Blacks and the U.S. Army in the Mexican War (The Historian)
Spencer, Ivor. Overseas War--In 1846! (Military Affairs, Winter 1945)
Wallace, Edward S. The United States Army in Mexico City (Military Affairs, Autumn 1949)
 

U.S. LEADERS
U.S. Officers and Politicians in the Mexican War
The Proving Ground in Mexico
 

MEXICAN LEADERS
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
Pedro Ampudia
Mariano Arista
Ignacio Comonfort
Manuel de la Peña y Peña
Valentin Gómez Farías
Antonio Leon
Mariano Paredes
Gabriel Valencia
 

NIÑOS HEROES (BOY HEROES)

Niños Héroes (Boy Heroes)
 

DESERTERS
$30 Reward for William Hunt, Trenton State Gazette, April 24, 1847, 2
 

SAN PATRICIO BATTALION

Inglorious Tale from the Mexican War
Mexican congress honors Irish who fought for Mexico
Mexico, Ireland Share the Bond of an Ill-Fated Army
The San Patricio Battalion (The Handbook of Texas Online)
Pvt. John Riley given several hundred lashes and branded on both cheeks as deserter (Boston Daily Atlas, Aug. 10, 1848)
 

GEORGIA VOLUNTEERS IN THE MEXICAN WAR
The First Regiment of Georgia Volunteers in the Mexican War (Wilbur G. Kurtz, Jr.)
 

KENTUCKY VOLUNTEERS IN THE MEXICAN WAR
Kentucky Officers in the Mexican War
Kentuckians at the Battle of Buena Vista (Richard V. Salisbury)
 

LOUISIANA VOLUNTEERS IN THE MEXICAN WAR
Louisiana Officers of U.S. Volunteers in the Mexican War
Muster Rolls of Louisiana Militia in Mexican War 1846
Louisiana Legion Index 1814-1879
Louisiana Militia Companies 1824-1915
Louisiana Washington Artillery (1838-1923)
Louisiana Militia, May 1846
Louisiana Militia 1847-48
 

OHIO VOLUNTEERS IN THE MEXICAN WAR
Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War with Mexico, 1846-1848
 

TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Library of Congress)
 

LINKS
Aztec Club of 1847
The Begining of War
Database of Illinois Mexican War Veterans
Descendants of Mexican War Veterans
Fort Brown, Texas: A New Frontier
Indiana Soldiers in the Mexican War
Invasion Yanqui -- The Mexican War
Merchant Marine in the Mexican-American War
Mexican War (The Handbook of Texas Online)
Mexican War, 184648, armed conflict between the U.S. and Mexico
The Mexican War
The Mexican War -- by David Saville Muzzey (1911)
The Mexican War
The Mexican War and After (American Military History)
Mexican-American War (History Central)
The Mexican-American War (The History Guy)
The Mexican-American War
The Mexican-American War: 1846 to 1848
The Mexican-American War Memorial Homepage
Mexico City National Cemetery
Ohio Volunter Infantry Flags in the Mexican War
The Quartermaster's Department and the Mexican War
Texas Forces in the Mexican War
The U.S.-Mexican War
U.S. Navy in the Mexican War