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The following are the chief sources used in the preparation of this database. Codes refer to citations appearing in Database of American Officers Serving in the Mexican War. The alpha-numeric codes shown in the database refer to the sources shown below and include the page number that refers to the page cited. Bibliographic sources are provided both to document where evidence of an officer's service was found as well as to provide a reference to be consulted for additional information not contained in the database.

References not specifically footnoted to records in the database are also shown below but do not have an alpha-numeric code.

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A Roster of the Aztec Club of 1847. 1896 Edition. Aztec Club Archives. Carlisle Barracks, PA.
AZ Roster of the Aztec Club of 1847. 1928 Edition. With Annotations by the Registrar. Aztec Club Archives. Carlisle Barracks, PA.
AR Allen, Desmond Walls. Arkansas' Mexican War Soldiers. Arkansas Research. Conway, AR.
-- Bauer, K. Jack. Zachary Taylor. Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest. Louisiana State University Press. Baton Rouge, LA. and Annapolis, MD. 1969.
BA Bauer, K. Jack. Surfboats and Horse Marines. U. S. Naval Operations in the Mexican War, 1846-1848. U. S. Naval Institute. Annapolis, MD. 1969. 291 pgs.
-- Bauer, K. Jack. The Mexican War, 1848-1848. Macmillian Company, New York. 1974. Paperback: University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, NE. 1992. 454 pgs.
-- Bixby, William K. Letters of Zachary Taylor from the Battlefields of the Mexican War. Rochester, NY. 1908. Kraus Reprint Company. New York. 1970.
-- Brock, Reid, Brock, Thomas O., and Hayes, Tony. Volunteers: Tennesseans in the War With Mexico. Kitchen Table Press. 1986.
B Brooks, N. C. A Complete History of the Mexican War. Grigg, Elliot & Co., Philadelphia and Hutchinson & Seebold, Baltimore. 1849. Reprinted by The Rio Grande Press. Chicago. 1965.
HA Callahan, Edward W., Editor. List of Officers of the Navy of the United States and of the Marine Corps from 1775 to 1900. L. R. Hamersly & Co. New York. 1901.
CH Chance, Joseph E. Jefferson Davis's Mexican War Regiment. University Press of Mississippi. Jackson, MS. 1991.
Q Claiborne, John Francis Hanitrach. Life and Correspondence of John A. Quitman. In Two Volumes. Harper & Brothers, New York. 1860. (Maj. Gen. Quitman was a hero of the Mexican War and first President of the Aztec Club.)
CL Clark, Francis D. The First Regiment of New York Volunteers, 1846-1882. George S. Evans & Co. New York. 1882.
CO Conner, Philip Syng Physick. The Home Squadron Under Commodore Conner in the War With Mexico. 1896. 83 pgs.
-- Cooke, P. St. George. The Conquest of New Mexico and California. G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1878.
-- Cougar, William B. Dictionary of Admirals of the United States Navy. Vol I, 1862-1900. Naval Institute Press. Annapolis, MD. 1989.
C Cullum, George W. Bvt. Major-General. Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Boston and New York. Volume I & II. 1868. This footnote denotes volume I.
CU Cullum, George W. Bvt. Major-General. Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Boston and New York. Volume I & II. 1868. This footnote denotes volume II.
D Downey. The Cruise of the Portsmouth 1845-1847.
-- Eisenhower, John S. D. So Far From God. The U. S. War with Mexico 1846-1848. Random House, New York. 1989. Paperback: Anchor Books, Doubleday. New York. 1989.
-- Eisenhower, John S. D. Agent of Destiny. The Life and Times of General Winfield Scott. Random House, New York. 1989. The Free Press: Simon & Schuster. New York. 1997.
EL Elliott, Isaac H. Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-32, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8. Illinois State Printing Office. Springfield, IL. 1882.
E Emmons, Lt. George F., USN. The Navy of the United States from the Commencement, 1775-1783; with a Brief History of Each Vessel's Service and Fate As Appears Upon Record. Published under authority of the Navy Department. Washington. 1850. 208 pgs.
-- Executive Documents of the Thirtieth Congress. No. 60. Volume 7. Mexican War Correspondence. 1,277 Pages. Wendell and Van Benthuysen Printers. Washington, D. C. 1848.
-- Frost, J. The Mexican War and Its Warriors. H. Mansfield Publishing Co. New Haven and Philadelphia. 1850.
G Golder, Frank Alfred in collaboration with Bailey, Thomas A., and Smith, J. Lyman. The March of the Mormon Battalion from Council Bluffs to California. The Century Co. New York. 1928.
H Hackenburg, Randy W. Pennsylvania in The War with Mexico. White Mane Publishing Co. Shippensburg, PA. 1992. 397 pgs.
N Hamersly, Lewis R. The Records of Living Officers of the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps; Compiled from Official Sources. Revised Edition. Philadelphia. J.B. Lippincottt & Co. 1870. 344 pgs.
DA Hamersly, Lewis R. The Records of Living Officers of the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps; Compiled from Official Sources. Fifth Edition. Revised, With Numerous Editions. Philadelphia. J.B. Lippincottt & Co. 1894. 444 pgs.
NR Navy Register of the United States. Printed by the Secretary of the Navy. (NR47 denotes Navy Register for the Year 1847; etc.)
-- Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903. In Two Volumes. U. S. Congress. Washington, D. C. 1903. Reprinted: Genealogical Publishing Company. Baltimore, MD. 1994.
  Kendall, George Wilkins. Dispatches from The mexican War. Edited by Lawrence Delbert Cress. University of Oklahoma Press. 448 Pages. 1999.
LA Lander, Ernest McPherson, Jr. Reluctant Imperialists: Calhoun, The South Carolinians, and the Mexican War. Louisiana State University Press. Baton Rouge. 1980.
-- Mansfield, Edward D. The Mexican War. A. S. Barnes & Co. New York. 1848. 365 pgs.
M Meyer, Jack Allen. South Carolina in the Mexican War -- A History of the Palmetto Regiment of Volunteers, 1846-1847. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Columbia, SC. 1996. 310 pgs.
-- Miller, Robert Ryal. The Mexican War Journal and Letters of Ralph W. Kirkham. Texas A&M Press. College Station, TX. 1991.
P Perry, Oran. Indiana in the Mexican War. State Government Printing Office. Indianapolis, IN. 496 pgs. 1908.
RE Regnery, Dorothy F. The Battle of Santa Clara. Smith and McKay Printing Company. San Jose, CA. 1978.
CT Record of Service of Connecticut Men. Published Under Direction of the Adjutants-General. Hartford. 1889. (Part III - Who Served in Regular Army, Mexican War.)
NH Roster of Soldiers from the State of New Hampshire.
O Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion and the War With Mexico. Published By Authority of the General Assembly. 1895. Vol. XII.
RE Reid, Samuel C., Jr. The Scouting Expeditions of McCulloch's Texas Rangers; or, the Summer and Fall Campaign of the Army of the United States in Mexico, 1846. John E. Potter & Co. Philadelphia.
K Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky. Mexican War Veterans. Capital Office. Frankfort, KY. 1889.
-- Revere, Joseph Warren. Naval Duty in California. Biobooks. Oakland, CA. 1947.
R or RO Robarts, William Hugh. Mexican War Veterans. A Roster of the Regular and Volunteer Regiments in the War with Mexico, 1856-1848. Brentano's, A. S. Witherbee & Co. Washington, D.C., 1887. 80 pgs.
CA Rogers, Fred B. "Roster of California Volunteers in the Service of the United States, 1846-1847." Included in: The Society of California Pioneers. Edited by Mrs. Helen S. Giffen. San Francisco. 1951.
S Santelli, Gabrielle M. Neufeld. Marines in the Mexican War. History and Museums Division, United States Marine Corps. 1991. 59 pgs.
MA Smith, Charles R. The Journals of Marine Second Lieutenant Henry Bulls Watson 1845-1848. History and Museums Division, U. S. Marine Corps. 1990. 420 pgs
-- Smith, Justin H. The War With Mexico. In Two Volumes. Macmillian Company. New York. 1919. 572 and 620 pgs.
-- Spurlin, Charles D. Texas Veterans in the Mexican War. Muster Rolls of Texas military units compiled from the National Archives. 1984.
T Taylor, Rev. Fitch W., A. M., USN. The Broad Pennant: or A Cruise in the United States Flag Ship of the Gulf Squadron During the Mexican Difficulties Together With Sketches of the Mexican War. Leavitt, Trow & Company, New York. 1848. 415 pages.
-- Traas, Adrian George. From the Golden Gate to Mexico City. The U. S. Army Topographical Engineers in the Mexican War, 1846-1848. Office of History, Corps of Engineers and Center of Military History, U. S. Army. Washington, D. C. 1992.
MC United States Marine Corps. Official Muster Rolls. Microfilm. Washington, D. C. Entries followed by a number indicate Sheet Number from Muster Rolls, July, 1847-January 31, 1848.
MR Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the United States Including Officers of the Marine Corps, and Others. Year 1847. Washington, D. C. 1847.
MO Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the United States Including Officers of the Marine Corps, and Others. Year 1848. Washington, D. C. 1848.
WA Waugh, John C. The Class of 1846. Warner Books. New York. 1994.
WE Wells, Charles J. Maryland and District of Columbia Volunteers in the Mexican War. Family Line Publications. Westminster, MD. 1991. 89 pgs.
-- White, Virgil D. Index to Mexican War Pension Files. National Historical Publishing Company. Waynesboro, TN. 1989. 598 pgs.
W Wilcox, Cadmus M. History of the Mexican War. Church News Publishing Co. Washington, D. C. 1892. 711 pgs.
-- Williams, T. Harry. With Beauregard in Mexico. The Mexican War Reminiscences of P. G. T. Beauregard. Louisiana State University Press. 1956.
WD Woodward, Arthur. Lances at San Pasqual. A reprint with additions from the California Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. XXV, No. 4, and Vol. XXVI, No. 1. California Historical Society. San Francisco. 1948.

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