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W. G. McAdoo Diary

Identifier: MS-0093

In this diary, W. G. McAdoo describes his service in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), including his company's participation in the invasion of Mexico's eastern coast, the Mexican landscape, his encounters with the local population, troop movements, and the Battle of Vera Cruz (March 1847). This manuscript is a bound typescript of the original document.

Dates: 1846 October 18-1847 May 11

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. X
  • Subject: Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico) -- History. X