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[Two Letters from B. J. Warz to Dr. Joseph Pound]

Description: Two letters from B. J. Warz to Dr. Joseph Pound stating that he will get an increase in pension, and that he is to "execute the voucher...and return it to the pension agent at Knoxville." The second letter concerns the protection against fraudulent impostors of officers in the Bureau of Pensions: "The OBJECT OF THIS CIRCULAR is to protect all persons...against the swindling schemes of unprincipled IMPOSTORS."
Date: {1903-04-14, 1903-07-30}
Creator: Warz, B. J.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

Popular Songs During the Major Wars of the U.S. 1812-1945

Description: A compilation of "Popular Songs During the Major Wars of the U.S." through the years 1812 to 1945, including: Columbia, The Gem of the Ocean (1812); For Sev'n Long Years (The Wild Mizzuri) (Mexican War); There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight (1898); Over There (1917); and God Bless America (1941). There are also "Songs of the Civil War, North and South" including: Battle Hymn of the Republic (1862) and Bonnie Blue Flag (1861).
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

"Surrounded by Dangers of All Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley

Description: This book contains a collection of letters written by Lieutenant Theodore Thadeus Sobieski (T. T. S.) Laidley between 1845 and 1848. The letters discuss life as a soldier during the Mexican War; most of the letters were written from various stations in Mexico. Each letter is bracketed by editorial commentary on the historical context and the collection is prefaced by a brief biography of Laidley's life prior to the first letter. Index starts on page 179.
Date: 1997
Creator: McCaffrey, James M., 1946- & Laidley, Theodore, 1822-1886.
Partner: UNT Press

[Agenda of the first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917]

Description: A flyer with the afternoon’s agenda - including video interviews, speeches, and awards - of first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917. Mrs. Pancho Villa and three men who rode with Villa are interviewed in the videos, including Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, Rafael Lorenzana Reyna, and Jesus M. Gonzalez. Included with the flyer is a souvenir bookmark from the reunion.
Date: August 30, 1987
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Northern Mexico Invasion by the American Army, 1845, Central Mexico Invasion by the American Army, 1846, and Siege of Vera Cruz by the American Army, 1846]

Description: Maps show "Northern Mexico Invasion by the American Army, 1845," "Central Mexico Invasion by the American Army, 1846," and "Siege of Vera Cruz by the American Army, 1846." Roads, towns, cities, and geography of each area is detailed. Relief shown by hachures. Map comes from Shaffner's History of the United States. Scale not given.
Date: [1861..1864]
Creator: Woolley, W. W.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of the route of General Worth's column from Chapultepec to the Alameda in the attack upon the city of Mexico, 13th & 14th September 1847.

Description: Map shows positions of batteries, headquarters, troops, and buildings on the outskirts of Mexico City. Includes the roads and aqueducts to Garita San Cosme and Belin Garita. Identifies route of General Quitman and route of General Worth's division. Shows fortifications, structures, and roads. Includes index to troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1847
Creator: Pemberton, John C. (John Clifford), 1814-1881
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan accompanying Gen. Quitman's report.

Description: Map shows streets and roads, structures, and battlefield across the southwest section of Mexico City to the U.S. Army's position in and around Chapultepec. Includes index to military unit positions. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1847?
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A correct map of the seat of war in Mexico being a copy of Genl. Arista's map, taken at Resaca de la Palma, with additions and corrections; embellished with diagrams of the battles of 8th and 9th May, and capture of Monterey [sic], with a memorandum of forces engaged, results, &c. and plan of Vera Cruz and Castle of San Juan de Ulua.

Description: Map shows portion of Mexico involved in the Battle of Monterrey with historical notes; cities, roads, rivers, and troop movement. Includes: "Table of Distances," "Memorandum of the Battles of 8th & 9th May," key to symbols "Explanation," "Heights of Towns & Mountains," U.S. emblem of eagle on shield, and ill. views. Insets: "Diagram of the battle ground Feb. 22d and 23d 1847," "Plan of Monterey," "Chart of the Bay of Vera Cruz," and a map showing the battle grounds of the 8th and 9th May 1846. Relief shown by hachures and soundings. Scale [ca. 1: 2,211,800].
Date: 1847
Creator: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Croquis de la batalla dada en Palo-Alto, el 8 de Mayo de 1846 [y] Campamento de las tropas mexicanas en la Resaca de Guerrero el dia [de] 9 de Mayo de 1846.

Description: Map shows battle positions and movements of U. S. and Mexican troops at the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de La Palma. Includes legend in Spanish. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1846?
Creator: Cumplido, Ignacio, 1811-1887.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library