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Collection Reference Number GLC04715
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title For Brigadier General Shields. Official Report of the part performed by the 1st Reg. U.S.V. of N.Y. in the investment and capture of the City of Mexico
Date ca. 1847
Author Burnett, Ward Benjamin (1811-1884)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Personal account of the battle and fall of Mexico City. Very detailed descriptions of military maneuvers and commands. Mentions a list of killed and wounded (not included).
Subjects Mexican War  Latin and South America  Battle  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Military History  Death  Injury or Wound  
People Burnett, Ward Benjamin (1811-1884)  Shields, James (1810-1879)  
Theme The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859