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Madison Mills Diary,1846-1847

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Title

Madison Mills Diary

Date

1846-1847

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Madison Mills Diary, 1846-1847, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 v. (74 p.)

Scope and Content

Surgeon and Mexican War veteran. His diary discusses his service in the Mexican War; marching with the army of occupation under General Zachary Taylor to the Rio Grande; fortifications at Matamoras; the battles of Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palma, and Monterrey; the use of artillery, cavalry, dragoons, and infantry; reports of the Battle of Buena Vista; and comments on the performance of different regiments. Typed copy

Subjects

  • Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903.
  • Cadwalader, George, 1806-1879.
  • Childs, Thomas, 1796-1853.
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848-- Sources.
  • Mexico-- Description and travel.
  • Patterson, Robert, 1792-1881.
  • Surgery, Military-- United States-- History-- Sources.
  • Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850.
  • United States.-- Army-- History-- Mexican War, 1846-1848-- Sources.
  • United States.-- Army-- Surgeons.

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