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Call Number E404 A34 1970 Author Alcaraz, Ramon. Apuntes para la historia de la guerra entre Mexico y los Estados-Unidos. English The other side; or, Notes for the history of the war between Mexico and the United States. Written in Mexico. [Editors: Ramon Alcaraz and others] Translated from the Spanish and edited with notes by Albert C. Ramsey. Imprint New York, B. Franklin [1970] Description xv, 458 p. fold. maps, ports. 22 cm. Series Burt Franklin research & source works series 450 Series American classics in history and social science 112. Note Reprint of the 1850 ed. Note Translation of Apuntes para la historia de la guerra entre Mexico y los Estados-Unidos.

Call Number E411 B26 1986 Author Ballentine, George, b. 1812? Autobiography of an English soldier in the United States Army / by George Ballentine, edited by William H. Goetzmann. Imprint Chicago : R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1986. Description lxxxiv, 354 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm. Note Includes index.

Call Number E411 B28 Author Barbour, Philip Norbourne, 1813-1846. Journals of the late Brevet Major Philip Norbourne Barbour ... and his wife, Martha Isabella Hopkins Barbour, written during the war with Mexico--1846; edited with foreword by Rhoda van Bibber Tanner Doubleday. Edition Autograph edition. Imprint New York, London, G. P. Putnam's sons, 1936. Description 5 p. l., vii-xiv p., 1 l., 17-187, [6] p. pl., 2 port. (incl. front.) geneal. tab., facsim. 25 cm. Note Frontispiece and each plate except one accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive text.

Call Number E475.51 B874 1962 Author Burgess, Milton V. Minute men of Pennsylvania, with a brief biography of their leader in Blair, Bedford, and Cambria counties, Col. Jacob C. Higgins. Including a copy of Col. Higgins' diary of the Mexican War. Imprint Martinsburg, Pa., Morrisons Cove herald, 1962. Description 89 p. illus., ports., map, facsim. 24 cm. Note Includes index. Note Copy in Special Collections signed by author Note Copy in Special Collections from the Collection of Elden E. (Josh) Billings.

Call Number E411 C45 Author Chamberlain, Samuel E. (Samuel Emery), 1829-1908. My confession, written and illustrated by Samuel E. Chamberlain. Introd. and postscript by Roger Butterfield. Imprint New York, Harper [1956] Description x, 301 p. illus. (part col.) port., map, facsim. 25 cm. Note A condensed version was published in Life magazine in July and August 1956.

Call Number E411 C77 1991 Author Coulter, Richard, 1827?-1908. Volunteers : the Mexican War journals of Private Richard Coulter and Sergeant Thomas Barclay, Company E, Second Pennsylvania Infantry / edited by Allan Peskin. Imprint Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c1991. Description 342 p. : maps, ports. ; 25 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.

Call Number E411 C87 1994 Author Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866. Mexico under fire : being the diary of Samuel Ryan Curtis, 3rd Ohio Volunteer Regiment, during the American military occupation of northern Mexico, 1846-1847 / edited and annotated by Joseph E. Chance. Imprint Fort Worth : Texas Christian University Press, c1994. Description xvii, 307 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-295) and index.

Call Number E411 D25 1990 Author Dana, Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh, 1822-1905. Monterrey is ours! : the Mexican war letters of Lieutenant Dana, 1845-1847 / edited by Robert H. Ferrell. Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c1990. Description xiii, 218 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.

Call Number E411 D75 A3 1998 Author Doubleday, Abner, 1819-1893. My life in the old Army : the reminiscences of Abner Doubleday from the collections of the New-York Historical Society / edited and annotated by Joseph E. Chance ; illustrations by Wil Martin. Imprint Fort Worth : Texas Christian University Press, c1998. Description xi, 403 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-389) and index.

Call Number E410 D65 1963 Author Downey, Joseph T., b. 1820. The cruise of the Portsmouth, 1845-1847. Imprint New Haven, Yale University Library [1963, c1958] Description 246 p. Series Yale Western Americana paperbound YW-10. Note Bibliographical footnotes.

Call Number E467.1 F87 A3 1901 Author French, Samuel Gibbs, 1818-1910. Two wars: an autobiography of General Samuel G. French ... Mexican war; war between the states, a diary; reconstruction period, his experience; incidents, reminiscences, etc. Imprint Nashville, Tenn., Confederate veteran, 1901. Description xv, [1], 404 p. incl. illus., port. front. (port.) 24 cm. Note Copy in Special Collections from the Collection of Elden E. (Josh) Billings.

Call Number F786 G57 1993 Author Glasgow, Edward James, 1820-1908. Brothers on the Santa Fe and Chihuahua Trails / Edward James Glasgow and William Henry Glasgow, 1846-1848 ; edited and annotated by Mark L. Gardner ; foreword by Marc Simmons. Edition 1st ed. Imprint Niwot : University Press of Colorado, c1993. Description xv, 229 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-219) and index.

Call Number E672 G76 1885 Author Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant ... Imprint New York, C.L. Webster & Co., 1885-86. Description 2 v. front. (ports.) plates, maps, facsims. 24 cm. Note Includes index.

Call Number F786 S75 v.4 Author Johnston, Abraham Robinson, 1815?-1846. Marching with the Army of the West, 1846-1848, by Abraham Robinson Johnston, Marcellus Ball Edwards [and] Philip Gooch Ferguson; edited by Ralph P. Bieber. Imprint Glendale, Calif., The Arthur H. Clark Co., 1936. Description 368 p. illus., ports., fold. map. 25 cm. Series Southwest historical series ; 4. Contents Introduction.--Journal of Abraham Robinson Johnston, 1846.--Journal of Marcellus Ball Edwards, 1846-1847.--Diary of Philip Gooch Ferguson, 1847-1848.--Appendix.

Call Number F786 S752 v.4 Author Johnston, Abraham Robinson, 1815?-1846. Marching with the Army of the West, 1846-1848, by Abraham Robinson Johnston, Marcellus Ball Edwards [and] Philip Gooch Ferguson; edited by Ralph P. Bieber. Imprint Philadelphia, Porcupine Press, 1974. Description 368 p. illus. 23 cm. Series Southwest historical series ; 4. Note Reprint of the 1936 ed. published by A. H. Clark Co., Glendale, Calif. Note Includes bibliographical references. Contents Introduction.--Journal of Abraham Robinson Johnston, 1846.-- Journal of Marcellus Ball Edwards, 1846-1847.--Diary of Philip Gooch Ferguson, 1847-1848.--Appendix.

Call Number E411 K32 1999 Author Kendall, Geo. Wilkins (George Wilkins), 1809-1867. Dispatches from the Mexican War / by George Wilkins Kendall ; edited with an introduction by Lawrence Delbert Cress. Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1999. Description 448 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 24 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.

Call Number E403.1 L98 A4 1999 Author Lytle, William Haines, 1826-1863. For honor, glory & union : the Mexican and Civil War letters of Brig. Gen. William Haines Lytle / Ruth C. Carter, editor. Other title For honor, glory, and union Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c1999. Description xiv, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-234) and index.

Call Number E415.9 M3 M3 Author Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900. Recollections of a Virginian in the Mexican, Indian, and civil wars; by General Dabney Herndon Maury. Imprint New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1894. Description xi, 279, [1] p. front. (port.) 21 cm. Note Copy in Special Collections from the Elden E. "Josh" Billings Collection. Inscribed: W. Cabell Bruce.

Call Number F315 M22 1974 Author McCall, George A. (George Archibald), 1802-1868. Letters from the frontiers / by George A. McCall ; a facsim. reproduction of the 1868 ed. with an introd. and index by John K. Mahon. Imprint Gainesville : University Presses of Florida, c1974, c1975. Description xxxiii, 539, 17 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. Series Bicentennial Floridiana facsimile series Note "A University of Florida book." Note Photoreprint ed. of the ed. published by Lippincott, Philadelphia. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.

Call Number E411 M13 Author McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885. The Mexican War diary of George B. McClellan, ed. by William Starr Myers ... Imprint Princeton, Princeton University Press; [etc., etc.] 1917. Description iv p., 1 l., 97 p. front. (ports.) pl., map, facsim. 22 cm.

Call Number AS36 M82 v.23 no.1 Author Ramirez, Jose Fernando, 1804-1871. Mexico during the war with the United States. Edited by Walter V. Scholes. Translated by Elliott B. Scherr. Imprint Columbia, University of Missouri, 1950. Description 165 p. 27 cm.

Call Number F591 W462 WA 06018 Author Revere, Joseph W. (Joseph Warren), 1812-1880. A tour of duty in California; including a description of the gold region: and an account of the voyage around cape Horn; with notices of lower California, the Gulf and Pacific coasts, and the principal events attending the conquest of the Californias. By Joseph Warren Revere...Ed. by Joseph N. Balestier...With a map and plates from original designs. Imprint New York, C.S. Francis & co.; Boston, J.H. Francis, 1849. Description 3 p.l., [iii]-vi p., 1 l., 305 p. front., plates, fold. map. 20 cm.

Call Number E405.2 R662 1972 Author Robinson, Jacob S. A journal of the Santa Fe Expedition under Colonel Doniphan, by Jacob S. Robinson. Reprinted, with an historical introd. and notes by Carl L. Cannon, from the ed. of 1848. Imprint New York, Da Capo Press, 1972 [c1932] Description xx, 95 p. illus. 21 cm.

Call Number E467.1 M28 R7 1958 Author Rose, Victor M., d. 1893. The life and services of Gen. Ben McCulloch / by Victor M. Rose. Imprint Austin, Tex. : Steck, 1958. Description 260 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Note Facsimile reproduction of the 1st ed. published by Pictorial Bureau of the Press, 1888

Call Number E411 S53 The Sign of the eagle; a view of Mexico, 1830 to 1855. Foreword and commentary by Richard F. Pourade. Commissioned by James S. Copley. Edition [1st ed. Imprint San Diego, Calif., Union-Tribune Pub. Co., 1970] Description xiv, 168 p. illus. (part col.), col. maps, ports. 29 cm. Note "A Copley book." Note "Letters of Lieutenant John James Peck, a United States soldier in the conflict with Mexico, and ... lithographs of Mexico by John Phillips [and others]"

Call Number E411 S64 Author Smith, Ephraim Kirby, 1807-1847. To Mexico with Scott; letters of Captain E. Kirby Smith to his wife, prepared for the press by his daughter, Emma Jerome Blackwood, with an introduction by R.M. Johnston ... Imprint Cambridge, Harvard University Press; [etc., etc.] 1917. Description 2 p. l., 3-225, [1] p. front. (port.) 21 cm.

Call Number E411 S643 1991 Author Smith, Franklin, b. 1807. The Mexican war journal of Captain Franklin Smith / edited by Joseph E. Chance. Imprint Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c1991. Description xv, 267 p. ; 24 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-259) and index.

Call Number E411 S6 Author Smith, George Winston. Chronicles of the gringos: the U.S. Army in the Mexican War, 1846-1848; accounts of eyewitnesses & combatants. Edited, with introd., commentaries, and notes, by George Winston Smith & Charles Judah. Edition [1st ed. Imprint Albuquerque] University of New Mexico Press [1968] Description xviii, 523 p. illus., facsims., plans, ports. 27 cm. Note Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. 461-511)

Call Number E169.1 L536 LAC 15466). Author Taylor, Fitch W. (Fitch Waterman), 1803-1865. The broad pennant; or, A cruise in the United States flag ship of the Gulf squadron, during the Mexican difficulties [microform] : together with sketches of the Mexican war, from the commencement of hostilities to the capture of the city of Mexico / by Rev. Fitch W. Taylor. Imprint New York : Leavitt, Trow, 1848. Description 415 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.

Call Number E411 T45 1970 Author Tennery, Thomas D. (Thomas Douthit), 1819-1891. The Mexican War diary of Thomas D. Tennery. Edited and with an introd. by D. E. Livingston-Little. Edition [1st ed.] Imprint Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [1970] Description xxxix, 117 p. illus., maps, ports. 20 cm. Note Bibliography: p. 111-112.

Call Number F786 T9 Author Turner, Henry Smith, 1811-1881. The original journals of Henry Smith Turner with Stephen Watts Kearny to New Mexico and California, 1846-1847. Edited and with an introd. by Dwight L. Clarke. Edition [1st ed.] Imprint Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [c1966] Description xiii, 173 p. illus., facsim., map, ports. 24 cm.

Call Number E415.2 P82 V54 1989 The View from Chapultepec : Mexican writers on the Mexican- American War / translated and edited by Cecil Robinson. Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1989. Description lvi, 223 p. ; 23 cm. Note Translated from Spanish. Note Includes index. Note Bibliography: p. [211]-215.

Call Number Docs D214.14/3 W33 Author Watson, Henry Bulls, 1812-1869. The journals of Marine Second Lieutenant Henry Bulls Watson, 1845- 1848 / edited by Charles R. Smith. Imprint Washington, D.C. : History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1990. Description xi, 420 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

Call Number E338 W38 2000 Author Webster, Frances Marvin Smith, 1809-1881. The Websters : letters of an American army family in peace and war, 1836-1853 / edited by Van R. Baker. Imprint Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c2000. Description xiv, 327 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Note Correspondence between Lucien and Frances Webster. Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-315) and index.


Additional books with illustrations

Call Number UC463 F54 1997 Author Field, Ron. Mexican-American War, 1846-48 / by Ron Field ; colour plates by Richard Hook. Edition 1st English ed. Imprint Herndon, VA, USA : Brassey,s, 1997. Description 144 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 31 cm. Series Brassey's history of uniforms Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-140) and index.

Call Number E404 J53 Author Jenkins, John S. (John Stilwell), 1818-1852. History of the war between the United States and Mexico, from the commencement of hostilities to the ratification of the treaty of peace. By John S. Jenkins. Imprint Auburn, [N.Y.] Derby, Miller & Co., c1848, tp. 1850. Description xiv, 514 p. front., pl., port. 23 cm.

Call Number E404 M28 1848a Author Mansfield, Edward Deering, 1801-1880. The Mexican war : a history of its origin, and a detailed account of the victories which terminated in the surrender of the capital; with the official despatches of the generals. To which is added, the treaty of peace, and valuable tables of the strength and losses of the United States Army / by Edward D. Mansfield. Edition 7th ed. Imprint New York : A. S. Barnes ; Cincinnati : H. W. Derby, c1848. Description iv, [5]-365 p. : ill. Note "Treaty of peace, friendship, limits and settlements between the United States of America and the Mexican republic": p. 332-345.

Call Number E467.1 M38 M433 1913 Author Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872. The life and letters of George Gordon Meade, major-general United States Army, by George Meade ... ed. by George Gordon Meade. Imprint New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Description 2 v. fronts. (v. 1, port.) fold. maps. 24 cm. Note Includes index. Note Copy in Special Collections from the Collection of Elden E. (Josh) Billings.

Call Number E181 N44 Author Neff, Jacob K. The Army and Navy of America: containing a view of the heroic adventures, battles, naval engagements, remarkable incidents, and glorius achievements in the cause of freedom, from the period of the French and Indian-Wars to the close of the Mexican War; independent of an account of warlike operations on land and sea. Imprint Lancaster, Pa., G. Hills, 1849. Description 684 p. illus. 22 cm.

Call Number F1232 R62 1969 Author Rives, George Lockhart, 1849-1917. The United States and Mexico, 1821-1848 : a history of the relations between the two countries from the independence of Mexico to the close of the war with the United States / by George Lockhart Rives. Imprint New York, Kraus Reprint Co., 1969. Description 2 v. : maps (2 fold.) 23 cm. Note Authorized facsimile of 1913 Scribner's ed.

Call Number E169.1 L536 LAC 14883) Author Wilcox, Cadmus M. (Cadmus Marcellus), 1824-1890. History of the Mexican War [microform] / by Cadmus M. Wilcox ; edited by Mary Rachel Wilcox. Imprint Washington, D.C. : Church News, 1892. Description x, 711 p. : pl., port., plans. Series Library of American civilization. LAC 14883. Note Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 14883) Contents Appendices: A. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- B. The court of inquiry -- C. Roster of army officers serving in Mexico -- D. Roster of volunteer officers serving in Mexico -- E. Roster of navy officers serving in Mexico -- F. Names of the original members of the Aztec club, 1847. Subject Mexican War, 1846-1848. Subject Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Registers. Added Entry Wilcox, Mary Rachel.

Call Number E404 R59 Author Ripley, R. S. (Roswell Sabine), 1823-1887. The war with Mexico. By R. S. Ripley. Imprint New York, Harper & Brothers, 1849. Description 2 v. 14 plans. 23 cm. Note Includes bibliographical references. Subject Mexican War, 1846-1848.

Call Number E405 F9Author Frost, John, 1800-1859.The Mexican war and its warriors; comprising a complete history of all the operations of Americam armies in Mexico: with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the most distinguished officers in the regular army and volunteer force.Imprint New Haven, H. Mansfield, 1848. Description 330 p. col. front., illus., plates, ports. 20 cm. Subject Mexican War, 1846-1848.



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