Letters of Gen. Scott and Secretary Marcy relating to the Mexican War.

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Mexican War, 1846-
ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsE409 .S43
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Pagination16 p.
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Open LibraryOL6917502M
LC Control Number02015437
OCLC/WorldCa2582226

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Scott and Secretary Marcy, relating to the Mexican War. - War College Series by Winfield Scott, William Learned Marcy Author: Winfield Scott.

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Scott and Secretary Marcy relating to the Mexican War. book Number: M&M Microfilm MF N7 Selections from Personal Narratives of the Mexican American War. Map 4. The Mexican War, Scott's Campaign, pear to have suffered unduly from Lawson's absence from Washington, despite his lack of interest in his Washington office while he was in the field.

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March 9, - Winfield Scott launches the largest amphibious assault in American history against the Mexican city of Vera Cruz during the Mexican War. Ma - Mexico surrenders the city of Vera Cruz to Winfield Scott during the Mexican War. His brevet promotion to major general will be retroactively effective to this day.

With Post of West Point, administered as a separate military department under General-in- Chief of the Army, Under Secretary of War, ; and Secretary of the Army, present. Textual Records: Letters sent,Letters received, with reports and related papers, General and special orders, McClellan's first letters in the collection were written during his years as a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Later letters are from Mexico, where he was on duty during the Mexican War.

Additional information on the war is contained in a diary,   As secretary of war, the department’s chief occupied a seat in the president’s cabinet. William Learned Marcy filled the office from toconsulting with Polk on departmental matters, the prosecution of the war in Mexico among them.

Born in Massachusetts inMarcy had been admitted to the New York Bar in Letters of Gen. Scott and Secretary Marcy relating to the Mexican War; Letters of Zachary Taylor: from the battle-fields of the Mexican War; Letters of Zachary Taylor, from the battle-fields of the Mexican war: reprinted from the originals in the collection of Mr.

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Louis; Levi C. Matthews memorandum book, Pachuca, Mexico, 3 pp. manuscript letter, 4to bifolium, addressed on p. 4 “Mrs. Mary Rolfe Wilmot New Hampshire, with note “From the Army in Mexico,” postmarked Vera Cruz Mexico April 12 and stamped “10”. A fine, detailed Mexican War letter written by a common soldier from New Hampshire, describing the closing actions of the Grace, a private serving in.

George Brinton McClellan (December 3, – Octo ) was an American soldier, civil engineer, railroad executive, and politician who served as the 24th Governor of New Jersey.A graduate of West Point, McClellan served with distinction during the Mexican–American War (–), and later left the Army to work on railroads until the outbreak of the American Civil War (–).

United States. War Dept. Letter: to General Winfield Scott /by W. Marcy, Secretary of War, May Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: creatorOf: William L. Clements Library. Mexican War collection, University of Michigan, William Clements Library: referencedIn.

Gen. Randolph B. Marcy fourth from Left, Gen. McClellan fourth from right. Marcy would be made Brevet Major General in the U.S. Army in March After the Civil War he would author Thirty years of army life on the border ().

Marcy would retire from the Army in. When the war officially began on 8 MayPresident Polk had a clear set of objectives for the U.S.

Army. Secretary of War William L. Marcy, writing for the president, ordered General Taylor's force of some 4, Regulars-or just under half of the entire U.S. Army-to seize as much territory in northeastern Mexico as possible. Secretary of War William L. Marcy from which the following. quoted: I have had the honor to receive yours of the 16th inst.

in which. the authority of the President of the United States, a requisition is made on this state for a regiment of infantry or ritlemen eom­ posed of volunteers and designed for the war with Mexico.

I had. Mexican-American War - Mexican-American War - Invasion and war: When war broke out, former Mexican president and general Antonio López de Santa Anna (the vanquisher of the Texan forces at the Alamo in ) contacted Polk. The U.S. president arranged for a ship to take Santa Anna from his exile in Cuba to Mexico for the purpose of working for peace.

Letter from Secretary of War William L. Marcy to General Nathan Towson. J Letter from Quartermaster General G. Jessup to General H. Stanton about state of supplies in Sante Fe.

Aug General Winfield Scott letter describing service. the United States, the War Department, Secretary Marcy, General Taylor, General Scott, Commodore Perry, and the Mexican Authorities; Accounts of the Glorious Battles of Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palma, Monterrey, Buena Vista, Vera Cruz, and San Juan d’Ulloa.

70 pp. Fiche BC: 3. Anonymous [eye-witness]. Complete History of the Late Mexican. From the description of United States War Department, Secretary of War letters, (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: George W. McCrary was the Secretary of War. Charles Devens was the Attorney General.

From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [Charles Devens], n.p., July "Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this is the best military history of that conflict Leading personalities, civilian and military, Mexican and American, are given incisive and fair evaluations.

The coming of war is seen as unavoidable, given American expansion and Mexican resistance to loss of territory, compounded by the fact that neither side understood the other. which General Scott brought from Mexico is in a letter of Attorney General Caleb Cushing to Secretary of State W.

Marcy, dated March 2, (Document 1). This letter was a request of the Attorney General for the transfer of a large number of Mexican manuscripts or printed books from the Department of State to his office for possible use in the.

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McClellan was appointed to the staff of General Winfield Scott during the Mexican War (), and won three brevets for gallant conduct. He taught military engineering at West Point (), and in was sent to observe the Crimean War in order to obtain the latest information on European warfare.

The second source was a letter from Major-General Winfield Scott, near Mexico City, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, at Washington. On Aug. 24th General Scott wanted an armistice with President Santa Anna, and was followed by a meeting between Mr. Trist and Mexican commissioners appointed to treat of peace.

Foreword. The Mexican War between the United States and Mexico began when Gen. Zachary Taylor's army at Corpus Christi advanced to the Rio increased tensions already existing between the neighboring nations, the Mexican government viewed the U.S. military advance as "most provocative" and as "an act of war.".

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Excerpt from The Evolution of the Myth: As Exemplified in General Grant's History of the Plot of President Polk and Secretary.I brought away a large camp-kettle and frying pans that belonged to old General Taylor, and also many of his private papers.

I have one letter of his own hand-writing, and many from Secretary Marcy—some from General Scott, and some from the traitor Floyd The camp-kettle and pans I .MEXICAN WAR EXPERIENCES A Study in Personality: General George Brinton McClellan William Starr Myers Snippet opinion party Point political position possible Potomac present President probably reason received regard remained reply result River Scott Secretary seems sent September soldiers soon Stanton story success tell thing.