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Manifest Ambition: James K. Polk and Civil-military Relations During the ...

John C. Pinheiro - History - 2007 - 228 pages
Pinheiro explores the power and perseverance of James K. Polk, who overcame the political intrigues of both members of his own Democratic party and the Whigs in Washington, D.C ...
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Devotion to the Adopted Country: U.S. Immigrant Volunteers in the Mexican War

Tyler V. Johnson - History - 2012 - 179 pages
In Devotion to the Adopted Country, Tyler V. Johnson looks at the efforts of America’s Democratic Party and Catholic leadership to use the service of immigrant volunteers in ...
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Fighting Irish in the American Civil War and the Invasion of Mexico: Essays

Arthur H. Mitchell - History - 2017 - 272 pages
As mid–19th century America erupted in violence with the invasion of Mexico and the outbreak of the Civil War, Irish immigrants joined the fray in large numbers, on both sides ...
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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico

Amy S. Greenberg - History - 2012 - 368 pages
Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the ...
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Army of Manifest Destiny: The American Soldier in the Mexican War, 1846-1848

James M. Mccaffrey - History - 1994 - 294 pages
James McCaffrey examines America's first foreign war, the Mexican War, through the day-to-day experiences of the American soldier in battle, in camp, and on the march. With ...
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Mutiny at Fort Jackson: The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans

Michael D. Pierson - History - 2009 - 264 pages
New Orleans was the largest city--and one of the richest--in the Confederacy, protected in part by Fort Jackson, which was just sixty-five miles down the Mississippi River. On ...
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The Mexican War 1846-1848

Douglas V. Meed - History - 2003 - 96 pages
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Mr. Polk's Army: The American Military Experience in the Mexican War

Richard Bruce Winders - History - 2001 - 288 pages
A study of the American military experience in the Mexican War. Drawing on diaries, journals and reminiscences, it: presents the daily life of soldiers at war; links the army ...
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The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War

Peter Guardino - History - 2017 - 512 pages
Focusing on ordinary Mexicans and Americans, Peter Guardino offers a clearer picture than we have ever had of the brief, bloody war that redrew the map of North America. He ...
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