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Author McCaffrey, James M., 1946-
Title Army of Manifest Destiny : the American soldier in the Mexican War, 1846-1848 / James M. McCaffrey.
Published New York : New York University Press, 1992.
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 Floor2  E409.2 .M35 1992    IN LIBRARY
 Special Collections & Archives  E409.2 .M35 1992    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series The American social experience series ; 23
American social experience series ; 23.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-270) and index.
Contents "War exists by the act of Mexico herself" -- To the colors -- Off to war -- "Nearly all who take sick die" -- "Reptiles in the path of progressive democracy -- "All the varieties of a soldier's life" -- "Keeping down unruly spirits" -- The volunteers take the field -- The Army of the West -- To the halls of the Montezumas -- Peace at last -- Epilogue.
Local Note Mark Day; Gift.
Subject United States. Army -- History -- Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
ISBN 9780814755051 (pbk.)
0814755054 (pbk.)
0814754686 (acid-free paper)
9780814754689 (acid-free paper)
OCLC number 24372793