Mexican War a history of its origin, and a detailed account of the victories which terminated in the surrender of the capital, with the official despatches of the generals by Edward Deering Mansfield

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Published by A.S. Barnes, H.W. Derby in New York, Cincinnati .

Written in English

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  • Mexico,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848

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Other titlesRare Book Collection.
Statementby Edward D. Mansfield.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 365 p. :
Number of Pages365
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Open LibraryOL13570868M

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