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Mexican War, 1846-1848

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

1848 Autographed Document Signed by Captain J.M. Acker, Monroe Volunteers, 2nd Regiment, Mississippi, 1848-07-07

 Item — BLIBR-0008, Box: 03, Folder: 01
Scope and Contents Rare relic showing Mississippi’s involvement in the Mexican-American War which concluded a few months before the date of this autograph document. This is an invoice for “worn out camp and Garrison equipage” turned over by Captain Joel M. Acker, Company D, Monroe Volunteers, Second Regiment of the Mississippi Rifles. Acker’s company never saw action, and they disbanded in the same month as this document which is autographed by Acker, lower right. Equipment is described as “unfit for issue” or...
Dates: 1848-07-07

Archivo digital de documentos sobre la guerra de Texas, 1835 y la guerra Mexico-Estados Unidos, 1846-1848

 Collection — Archivo General de la Nacion (Mexico), Box: 1R
Identifier: BD-0025
Scope and Contents

This collection contains compact discs. Archival documents in Spanish concerning Mexico's war with Texas in 1835 and the war between Mexico and the United States from 1846-1848. Digitized through a collaborative effort between Mexico's Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriories and the University of Texas-Pan American (legacy institution), funded by the Summerlee Foundation.

Dates: 1821-1849

[Broadside] El. C. Valentin Canalizo, General de brigada y Gobernador del departmento de Mexico, 1836-02-15

 Item — BLIBR-0008, Box: 03, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents [Broadside] El. C. Valentin Canalizo, General de brigada y Gobernador del departmento de Mexico. Por la Secretaria de Guerra y Marina se me ha dirijido con fecha 3 del actual el decreto siguiente…” Promulgating in the state of Mexico the law passed 12 days earlier, on February 3rd, in which the government empowered Mexican merchant ships to arm themselves in their own defense while the war with the rebels of Texas persisted. There are five conditions in the law including reporting to the...
Dates: 1836-02-15

Casa Mata Museum and Archives Collection

Identifier: BD-0019
Scope and Contents

The collection found here consists of 169 digitized items from the Casa Mata Museum and Archives in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Included are American military records, town hall sessions, a business registry, correspondence, inventories, and Mexican army rosters saved by the mayors of Matamoros.

Dates: 1822 - 1847

Major Jacob Brown Research Files

 Collection — BLIBR-0038, Box: 1
Identifier: BLIBR-0038
Scope and Contents

This collection of one document case contains research files on Major Jacob Brown whom Brownsville is named after.

Dates: 1978 - 1979

Palo Alto/Mexican War Research Collection

 Collection — BLIBR-0008
Identifier: BLIBR-0008
Scope and Contents

This collection of three document cases consists of research material pertaining to the Battle of Resaca de la Palma and the Battle of Palo Alto, as well as the overall Mexican-American War. Included are primary sources and reproductions of battle maps, books, reports, and surveys as well as published booklets, invitation, flyers, and newsletters published by the Palo Alto National Historic Site; the only National Park in South Texas.

Dates: 1846 - 1998