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The Mexican war and its warriors; comprising a complete history of all the operations of the American armies in Mexico; with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the most distinguished officers in the regular army and volunteer force

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo1586
Author
Frost, John,
Date of Publication
1848.
Call Number
973.62 F939
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Responsibility
By J. Frost ...
Author
Frost, John,
Place of Publication
New Haven, Philadelphia
Publisher
H. Mansfield,
Date of Publication
1848.
Physical Description
6, [vii]-viii p., 1 ø, 9-330, 11 p. illus., plates, ports. 20 cm.
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
973.62 F939
Websites
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A Lancastrian in the Mexican War

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo8147
Author
Robinson, Mary N.
Date of Publication
1908
/PDF%20Biblio%20Info/Pwebrecon.cgi.txt Author: Robinson, Mary N. Other Author(s): Nauman, George, 1802-1863. Title: A Lancastrian in the Mexican War / by Mary Nauman Robinson. Primary Material: Book Subject(s): Nauman, George, 1802-1863 --Correspondence. Soldiers--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County
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Responsibility
by Mary Nauman Robinson.
Author
Robinson, Mary N.
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Lancaster County Historical Society,
Date of Publication
1908
Physical Description
[109]-129 p. ; 23 cm.
Series
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society ; v. 12, no. 3
Subjects
Nauman, George, - 1802-1863 - Correspondence.
Soldiers - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Additional Author
Nauman, George,
Contained In
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society. Volume 12, number 3 (1908), p. 109-129Lancaster History Library - Journal974.9 L245 v.12
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Gathering laurels in Mexico : the diary of an American soldier in the Mexican American War

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo9068
Author
Sargent, Chauncey Forward,
Date of Publication
c1990.
Call Number
973.628 S245
Responsibility
Chauncey Forward Sargent ; edited by Ann Brown Janes.
ISBN
1882063058
Author
Sargent, Chauncey Forward,
Place of Publication
Lincoln, Mass
Publisher
Cottage Press,
Date of Publication
c1990.
Physical Description
xvi, 152 p. : ill. ; 21 x 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 146) and index.
Subjects
Sargent, Chauncey Forward, - 1828-1904 - Diaries.
United States. - Army. - Pennsylvania Infantry, 2nd - Biography.
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Soldiers - Pennsylvania - Ligonier
Manuscripts, American
Ligonier (Pa.) - Biography.
Additional Author
Janes, Ann Brown.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.628 S245
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Alta California : embracing notices of the climate, soil, and agricultural products of northern Mexico and the Pacific seaboard : also, a history of the military and naval operations of the United States directed against the territories of northern Mexico, in the year 1846-'47 : with documents declaratory of the policy of the present administration of the national government in regard to the annexation of conquered territory to this union, and the opinion of the Hon. James Buchanan on the Wilmot Proviso, &c

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18954
Author
Captain of volunteers.
Date of Publication
1847.
Call Number
979.4403 C254
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Responsibility
by a Captain of volunteers.
Author
Captain of volunteers.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
H. Packer & Co. ...,
Date of Publication
1847.
Physical Description
[2], 5-64 p. (first leaf blank) ; 25 cm.
Notes
This copy is a reproduction ISBN 0548410593.
Description of area: p. 9-12; history and documentation: p. 13-64.
Anti-annexation tract.
Summary
The 1847 publication briefly address climate soil and agriculture in Alta and Baja California in chapter I. The following eight chapters consist of communications from the U.S. Government consisting of instructions in the event Mexico declared war, justification of and motives for war, various reports to Washington, communications with Mexican officials in Alta California, accounts of the military operations in California, the articles of capitulation entered into at Rancho of Cowanga on January 13, 1847, all of which are interspersed with personal observations and comments by the author. The final chapter deals with the question of whether slavery would be allowed in California, the policy of the South and its motive for a slave market and emigrants to California and Northern Mexico [from California State University's Digital Commons]
Subjects
Buchanan, James, - 1791-1868.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
California - Description and travel.
California - History - 1846-1850.
Mexico, North - Description and travel.
California - Annexation to the United States.
Place
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
979.4403 C254
Websites
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The Mexican war, and its expenses : the public debt, and its payment : the army, and its disbandment : the territory acquired, and its value

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo16104
Date of Publication
1848]
Call Number
815 P769 # 17
Place of Publication
[S.l
Publisher
s.n.,
Date of Publication
1848]
Physical Description
sheet (6 p.) ; 47 x 30 cm. folded to 24 x 15 cm.
Notes
Caption title.
At head of title: Published under the authority of the Committee.
In: Political Speeches.
Subjects
Campaign literature, 1848
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
California.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
815 P769 # 17
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Guide to the microfilm of the miscellaneous manuscripts of the Revolutionary War era, 1771-1791 (manuscript group 275) in the Pennsylvania State Archives, 1 roll : a microfilm project of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo9502
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Division of Archives and Manuscripts.
Date of Publication
1978.
Call Number
016.9748 P415mrw

Columbia's favorite son : Gen. Thomas Welsh, the man and the myth Preceedings of a symposium Saturday October 25, 2008 / edited by Richard C. Wiggin

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19812
Date of Publication
ca. 2009
Call Number
923.5 W461c
Place of Publication
[S.l
Publisher
s.n.],
Date of Publication
ca. 2009
Physical Description
65 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes
From cover: Sponsored jointly by : The Columbia Public Library and the Columbia Historic Preservation Society.
Subjects
Welsh, Thomas, - 1824-1863.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Military biography
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County - Biography
Columbia (Pa.) - History
Additional Corporate Author
The Columbia Public Library (Pa.)
The Columbia Historic Preservation Society (Pa.)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
923.5 W461c
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Pride of Columbia: the life and legacy of Brig. Gen. Thomas Welsh Proceedings of a symposium Saturday October 20, 2007

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18280
Date of Publication
ca. 2008.
Call Number
923.5 W461
Responsibility
edited by Richard C. Wiggin.
Place of Publication
[S. l
Publisher
s. n.] ,
Date of Publication
ca. 2008.
Physical Description
53 p. ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes
From cover: Sponsored jointly by: The Columbia Public Library and the Columbia Historic Preservation Society.
Subjects
Welsh, Thomas, - 1824-1863.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County
Military biography.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County - Biography.
Columbia (Pa.) - History.
Additional Corporate Author
The Columbia Public Library.
The Columbia Historic Preservation Society.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
923.5 W461
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A record of the officers, enlisted men and nurses of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania who served in the armed forces of the United States in the World War 1917-1918. Prepared by a committee appointed at a public meeting in 1919, assisted by the Bureau of War Records of the Adjutant General's Office of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3276
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Adjutant General's Office. Bureau of War Records.
Date of Publication
[1932]
Call Number
940.4009 R311
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Adjutant General's Office. Bureau of War Records.
Place of Publication
Harrisburg, Pa
Date of Publication
[1932]
Physical Description
297 p. :
Notes
The list of African Americans begins on page 237, "Colored Enlisted Men of the U.S. Army".
African American resources at Lancaster County Historical Society
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Lancaster County (Pa.) - History - 1914-1918.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
940.4009 R311
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Title
Thomas Welsh Family History by Blanton Welsh
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE_F05
Date Range
No date
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Title
Thomas Welsh Family History by Blanton Welsh
Description
Handwritten account of the life and military career of Thomas Welsh by Blanton Welsh. Discusses the role of his mother Annie in keeping the family together and the careers of himself and three of his siblings: Mary, Lilian, and Thomas Anna.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Date Range
No date
Creation Date
No date
Creator
Welsh, Blanton Charles, 1860-1939
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Welsh, Addie
Welsh, Alice
Welsh, Annie Eunice Young
Welsh, Blanton Charles
Welsh, Mary Young "Mazie"
Welsh, Lilian
Welsh, Thomas Anna
Welsh, Thomas
Welsh, Charles
Welsh, Nancy Daugherty
Taylor, Zachary
Scott, Winfield
Willcox, Orlando Bolivar
Blanton, Dr.
Subjects
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
Biographies
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Columbia (Pa.)
Fort Smith (Ark.)
Harrisburg (Pa.)
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Mexico City (Mexico)
Monterrey (Mexico)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
South Mountain, Battle of, Md., 1862
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Search Terms
Antietam, Maryland
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Buena Vista
Battle of South Mountain
Biographies
Buenavista, Mexico
Cincinnati, Ohio
Civil War
Columbia
Family history
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Mexican War
Mexico City, Mexico
Monterrey, Mexico
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
Siege of Vicksburg
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Extent
1 item, 8 pages to scan
Object Name
Biography
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2020-08-20
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE_F05
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
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Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
TW-E-XX-01
Classification
MG0828
Description Level
Item
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