Notes of the Mexican War, 1846-1848

Notes of the Mexican War, 1846-1848

eBook - 2010
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In December 1846, John Jacob Oswandel & mdash;or Jake as he was often called & mdash;enlisted in the Monroe Guards, which later became Company C of the First Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment. Thus began a twenty-month journey that led Oswandel from rural Pennsylvania through the American South, onward to the siege of Veracruz, and finally deep into the heart of Mexico. Waging war with Mexico ultimately realized President James K. Polk & rsquo;s long-term goal of westward expansion all the way to the Pacific Ocean. For General Winfield Scott, the victorious Mexico City campaign would prove his crownin.
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781572337107
1572337109
9781283098472
1283098474
9781572337039
1572337036
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 378 pages) : illustrations, map

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