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The Resource Trailing clouds of glory : Zachary Taylor's Mexican War campaign and his emerging Civil War leaders, Felice Flanery Lewis

Trailing clouds of glory : Zachary Taylor's Mexican War campaign and his emerging Civil War leaders, Felice Flanery Lewis

Label
Trailing clouds of glory : Zachary Taylor's Mexican War campaign and his emerging Civil War leaders
Title
Trailing clouds of glory
Title remainder
Zachary Taylor's Mexican War campaign and his emerging Civil War leaders
Statement of responsibility
Felice Flanery Lewis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work is a narrative of Zachary Taylor's Mexican War campaign, from the formation of his army in 1844 to his last battle at Buena Vista in 1847, with emphasis on the 163 men in his "Army of Occupation" who became Confederate or Union generals in the Civil War. It clarifies what being a Mexican War veteran meant in their cases, how they interacted with one another, how they performed their various duties, and how they reacted under fire. Referring to developments in Washington, D.C., and other theaters of the war, this book provides a comprehensive picture of the early years of the conflict
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, Felice Flanery
Dewey number
973.6/3092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E405.1
LC item number
.L49 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Taylor, Zachary
  • United States
  • United States
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Taylor, Zachary
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Command of troops
  • Generals
  • Military campaigns
  • United States
Label
Trailing clouds of glory : Zachary Taylor's Mexican War campaign and his emerging Civil War leaders, Felice Flanery Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Taylor's Corps of Observation -- Taylor's army of occupation at Corpus Christi -- Encounters with "the enemy" : Corpus Christi to the Rio Grande -- The ambush : "Hostilities may now be considered as commenced" -- Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palma, and Fort Brown -- Occupation of Matamoros, Reynosa, Camargo, and Mier -- March to Monterrey -- Battle of Monterrey -- Captain Robert E. Lee joins General Wool's march into Mexico -- Taylor's changing army and the occupation of Saltillo -- Battle of Buena Vista -- Last days of Taylor's army of occupation -- Appendix: Future Civil War leaders in Taylor's army
Control code
680619871
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817316785
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780817316785
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680619871
Label
Trailing clouds of glory : Zachary Taylor's Mexican War campaign and his emerging Civil War leaders, Felice Flanery Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Taylor's Corps of Observation -- Taylor's army of occupation at Corpus Christi -- Encounters with "the enemy" : Corpus Christi to the Rio Grande -- The ambush : "Hostilities may now be considered as commenced" -- Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palma, and Fort Brown -- Occupation of Matamoros, Reynosa, Camargo, and Mier -- March to Monterrey -- Battle of Monterrey -- Captain Robert E. Lee joins General Wool's march into Mexico -- Taylor's changing army and the occupation of Saltillo -- Battle of Buena Vista -- Last days of Taylor's army of occupation -- Appendix: Future Civil War leaders in Taylor's army
Control code
680619871
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817316785
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780817316785
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680619871

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