The Mexican-American War and the Media, 1845-1848

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War News, 1848, Richard Caton Woodville
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This page, a "work in process," provides links to transcriptions of newspaper articles, indexes, images, bibliographies, timelines, and official documents related to the 1846-1848 war between the United States and Mexico.

You may scroll through the articles as well as search this site for keywords in the newspapers.

The articles are distributed as follows in the newspapers:
  • Times (London) ­ 364 articles
  • Niles' National Register
  • Martinsburg Gazette­ 434 articles
  • Richmond Enquirer ­ 1,328
  • Richmond Whig and Advertiser ­ 1,530
Hyperlinked indexes, links to other newspapers, images, chronologies, bibliographies, and documents complement the transcriptions, which students at Virginia Tech have produced as part of their coursework in the Department of History.

Each transcription concludes with the initials of the individual members of the Transcription Project Teams. We request that users who use any transcriptions acknowledge the original transcriber.

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