Episode 33: The Mexican-American War Part 1
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Ferrell, Robert H., editor. Monterrey is Ours! The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Dana, 1845-1847. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1990. 
 
General Scott and His Staff: Comprising Memoirs of Generals SCott, Twiggs, Smith, Quitman, Shields, Pillow, Lane Cadwalader, Patterson and Pierce; Colonels Childs, Riley, Harney, and Butler, and Other Distinguished Officers Attached to General Scott’s Army. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Company, 1852.
 
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Greenburg, Amy S. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 Invasion of Mexico. New York: Vintage Books, 2012.
Guardino, Peter. The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/byu/reader.action?docID=4987842
 
Hannings, Bud. The U.S.-Mexican War: A Complete Chronology. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 2014. 
 
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Merry, Robert W. A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2010. 
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Miller, Robert Ryal. Shamrock and Sword: The Saint Patrick’s Battalion in the U.S.-Mexican War. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1989. 
Norr, David A. “Opening Moves on the Rio Grande: The Relief of Fort Texas.” Warfare History Network. Last updated November 29, 2018. 
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Murphy, Douglas A. Two Armies on the Rio Grande: The First Campaign of the US-Mexican War. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2015. 
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Reilly, Tom. Manley Witten, editor. War with Mexico! America’s Reporters Cover the Battlefront. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2010. 
 
Smith, Elbert B. President Zachary Taylor: The Hero President. New York: Nova History Publications, 2007. 
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“Texas Annexation.” Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Accessed February 12, 2019. 
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/exhibits/annexation/part3/question4.html
 
Woodworth, Steven E. Manifest Destinies: America’s Westward Expansion and the Road to the Civil War. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2010. 

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