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The Mexican War

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Unknown Binding, 240 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Time Life Medical (first published April 1974)
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Steven Peterson
Dec 06, 2009 Steven Peterson rated it liked it
The Time-Life series, "The Old West," considers the Mexican War in this volume. At the outset, the volume notes the lack of preparedness by the Mexican forces (Page 6): "But Mexico was ill prepared for war. Her generals fought each other for the presidency; her army bulged with untrained officers commanding underfed, underequipped Indian conscripts."

The book begins with the provocative march of General Zachary Taylor's force to the Rio Grande. The book speaks of the start of hostilities; it als
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