Army of Manifest Destiny: The American Soldier in the Mexican War, 1846-1848 / Edition 1

Army of Manifest Destiny: The American Soldier in the Mexican War, 1846-1848 / Edition 1

by James Oldham
     
 

James McCaffrey examines America's first foreign war, the Mexican War, through the day-to-day experiences of the American soldier in battle, in camp, and on the march. With remarkable sympathy, humor, and grace, the author fills in the historical gaps of one war while rising issues now found to be strikingly relevant to this nation's modern military concerns.

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Overview

James McCaffrey examines America's first foreign war, the Mexican War, through the day-to-day experiences of the American soldier in battle, in camp, and on the march. With remarkable sympathy, humor, and grace, the author fills in the historical gaps of one war while rising issues now found to be strikingly relevant to this nation's modern military concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814755051
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1994
Series:
American Social Experience Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
0.67(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author

James McCaffrey is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Houston-Downtown and is the author of This Band of Heroes: Granbury's Texas Brigade, C.S.A.

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