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A Fighter from Way Back: The Mexican War Diary of Lt. Daniel Harvey Hill, 4th Artillery, USA

By: edited by Nathaniel C. Hughes Jr. and Timothy D. Johnson

Price: $22.96

Publisher: Kent State University Press: c2002

Seller ID: 387392


A welcome addition to the eyewitness sources available to researchers and scholars of the U.S.-Mexican War.Born in July 1821, Danield Harvey Hill grew up in "genteel poverty" on a large plantation in York District, South Carolina. He entered West Point and graduated in the middle of the renowned Class of 1842. Following garrison duty as a junior lieutenant with the First and Third Artilleries, Hill joined the Fourth Artillery at Fortress Monroe in January 184... View more info

Two Wars : The Autobiography & Diary of Gen. Samuel G. French, CSA

By: Gen. Samuel G. French, CSA

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Blue Acorn Press:

Seller ID: 033222


Born in New Jersey in 1818 and a graduate of West Point in 1843, Samuel G. French won distinction in the Mexican War as a lieutenant of light artillery, serving in the same company with Braxton Bragg, George H. Thomas and John F. Reynolds. He was actively engaged at Palo Alto, Resaca and Monterey, receiving two brevets for gallantry and a serious leg wound in the battle of Buena Vista. Settling later in Mississippi, he readily immersed himself in Southern cultur... View more info

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Perry Volunteers in the Mexican War: Perry County, Alabama, First Regiment of Alabama Volunteers 1846-1847 and the Mexican War Diary of Captain William G. Coleman

By: J. Hugh LeBaron

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L2267


This is not the type of narrative one normally expects to find about the Mexican War. It is in a rare class because it is concerned with the Mexican War adventures of a single company of soldiers from Perry County, Alabama, who left the comforts of home to serve their country in Texas and Mexico at a time of national crisis. They campaigned in Mexico at Matamoros, Camargo, Tampico, the siege of Vera Cruz, the Alvarado expedition and Jalapa, Mexico. The author traces the ... View more info

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Too Late For Blood: Florida Volunteers in the Mexican War

By: Russell D. James

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: J3597


When the Mexican War broke out in 1846, American men from every state but three joined the volunteer forces heading for Mexico. Floridians did not initially send troops to the front. Floridians had fought the Second Seminole War and still had concerns about the Seminole Indians on the peninsula. Two companies remained in Florida to protect the frontier against another Seminole uprising. Three companies went to Mexico, but it was too late for them to give or take blood in... View more info