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Jefferson Davis"s Mexican War regiment

by Joseph E. Chance

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Military leadership.,
  • United States. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 1st (1846-1848) -- History.,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Regimental histories.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-210) and index.

    StatementJoseph E. Chance.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE409.5.M56 C47 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1539130M
    ISBN 100878055045
    LC Control Number91017625

    Davis was elected a representative to Congress in , but he resigned the next year when the Mexican-American War broke out. He became a colonel of Mississippi volunteers and served under his former father-in-law, then General Taylor. At the Battle of Buena Vista, Davis and his regiment probably saved the U.S. army from defeat. The Third United States Infantry first came into being under the Act of March 5, , an act for making farther and more effectual provisions for the protection of the frontiers of the United States, and which, among other things, provided for the raising of three additional regiments of infantry, also for the completion of the battalion of artillery and two regiments of infantry .

      W hen Jefferson Davis was secretary of war he inaugurated an interesting and important experiment for the purpose of determining whether camels could be used for transportation purposes in the United States. Never before or since that decade preceding the Civil War has the government been confronted with such serious problems as were caused by . In June , Jefferson Davis resigned from his position in Congress to lead the First Regiment of the Mississippi Riflemen in the Mexican-American War. Born:

    The American Civil War began in , lasted until , and was ruinous by any standard. Within months of President Lincoln’s inauguration, seven southern states began the secession from the Union and declared the Confederate States of America. This split in the fabric of the country began a bitter war, concluding in the death of more than Author: Susan Birkenseer. What is the book that Jefferson Davis wrote called, and what's it about? The book is called The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, and it's about his war experiences. Why was he imprisoned after the Civil War? He was accused of treason .


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Jefferson Davis"s Mexican War regiment by Joseph E. Chance Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jefferson Davis's Mexican War Regiment Hardcover – August 1, by Joseph E. Chance (Author)Cited by: 1. Jefferson Davis's Mexican War regiment. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, © (OCoLC) Online version: Chance, Joseph E., Jefferson Davis's Mexican War regiment.

Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis: Material Type: Biography: Document. rated it it was amazing. Let's combine the Mexican War with the men that fought in the American Civil War.

That's what this book is about. The author talks about Grant, Lee, Sherman, Davis and many other men that fought in the Civil War but learned about war in Mexico ()/5. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Jefferson Davis's Mexican War regiment in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content.

Davis spent the next 10 years in the comparative quiet of a Mississippi planter's life. In he married Varina Howell. Early Political Career Elected () to the House of Representatives, he resigned in June,to command a Mississippi regiment in the Mexican War.

Jefferson Daviss Mexican War regiment book moves into Mexico September Commands regiment in Battle of Monterrey (see Zachary Taylor's official reports of the 22d, 23d, and 25th) September Helps negotiate capitulation of Monterrey (battle and surrender are described in Davis' letter to Joseph E.

Davis, Sept. 25, ) October Part I, a narrative of the activities of the first. regiment of Mississippi volunteer infantry under the. command of Colonel Jefferson Davis in the Mexican War, during their service from June,until June, Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, – December 6, ) was an American politician who served as the president of the Confederate States from to As a member of the Democratic Party, he represented Mississippi in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives before the American Civil previously served as the United States Secretary of War Education: Transylvania University, U.S.

Published intwenty-five years after the end of the Civil War, Davis’s account reveals a version of the events of the Civil War that is rarely seen.

Jefferson Davis () was born in Kentucky, and is best known for serving as the President of the Confederate States of America between and Prior to the secession of the South, he held positions as a US. At the end of Volume 2 Jefferson Davis had left Congress to become a colonel in the First Mississippi Regiment.

The first item in this volume is a speech as he prepares to leave on a riverboat to serve in the Mexican War. The years through see Davis play a conspicuous role in the war and in the subsequent political clashes and. Joseph E. Chance. Jefferson’s Davis Mexican War Regiment. Jackson,Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, ; Howell.

Mississippi Rifles.a muster of all known Mississippi soldiers, sailors and marines who served in the Mexican War, Greenville,South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, ; Robert A. Brent. Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, – Novem ) was a regular officer of the United States Army during the American Civil War, known for the similarity of his name to that of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and for his killing of a superior officer in Commands: XIV Corps, Department of Alaska.

Mississippi and the U.S.-Mexican War, By Sam Olden. Inthe northeastern region of Mexico known as Tejas revolted, fought for its independence, and became The Republic of Texas.

In truth, its citizens were mostly farmers from the southern United States who had emigrated to Texas seeking new land, including many people from Mississippi. Daguerreotype of Jefferson Davis.

Jefferson Davis (–) Contributed by Ethan S. Rafuse. Jefferson Davis was a celebrated veteran of the Mexican War (–), a U.S. senator from Mississippi (–; –), secretary of war under U.S. president Franklin Pierce (–), and the only president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.

Record Group (Mexican War Muster Rolls, First Tennessee Volunteers to Fifth Tennessee Volunteers). Microfilmed. Card Files. Tennesseans in the Mexican War. These are filed alphabetically by surname and include place of enlistment, rank, company, regiment, brigade, and remarks.

Books. Furber, George C. They were reluctant to support a Mexican War service pension bill on the grounds that not a few Mexican War veterans had also served in the Confederate army during the War Between the States.

Not the least of these was Jefferson Davis, former president of the Confederacy and a colonel of the First Regiment of Mississippi Volunteers during the. The narrative portion of this thesis covers the formation and activities of the Mississippi Rifles, as well as some background on the organization of governmental machinery to wage war against Mexico.

Jefferson Davis' letters, which follow the narrative, were written to various persons during the time of his service as : Lynda Jane Lasswell.

Chance, Joseph E. Jefferson Davis's Mexican War Regiment. University Press of Mississippi. Jackson, MS. Q: Claiborne, John Francis Hanitrach. Life and Correspondence of John A. Quitman. In Two Volumes. Harper & Brothers, New York. (Maj. Gen. Quitman was a hero of the Mexican War and first President of the Aztec Club.) CL: Clark.

Thus it was only natural that Davis, a Congressman from Mississippi at the beginning of the Mexican War, resigned from Congress and raised a volunteer regiment, the Mississippi Rifles, which he led as colonel. On Jthe regiment sailed from New Orleans to join the army of Zachary Taylor in northern Mexico.

Mexican–American War. Jefferson Barracks became a major military post during the Mexican–American War (–) when it served as a rest and supply station for most U.S.

troops deploying to Mexico. Jefferson Barracks was the recruiting center for outfitting and training most of the regiments organized for the Mexican War inand Controlled by: U.S.

Air Force. The Mexican War also proved to be a training ground for men like Braxton Bragg, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and Jefferson Davis, who thirteen years after the conflict in Mexico led large armies during the American Civil War.

Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, / – December 6, ) was an American soldier and politician who was the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (Three of his older brothers (Jefferson was the youngest of ten children) fought in the War of Jefferson went to college and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 1st Infantry Regiment after his graduation of West Point.

At 36 years old, Jefferson Davis was elected to the United States House of Representatives.