Return to U.S.-Mexican War Home Page

Documents of the U.S.-Mexican War

Speeches and Proclamations | Legislation and Treaties | Battle Reports

The following is a collection of selected speeches, legislation, and battle reports that were written during the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848. Most were taken from A Documentary History of the Mexican War, a DMWV publication that was compiled and printed in 1995. It contains 170 documents that collectively tell the story of this little-known but important conflict.

The purpose of this site is provide students, researchers, and other interested persons an opportunity to read the actual text of documents that are frequently cited in written histories of the war.

Permission is hereby granted to print these documents from this site provided they are used for private, non-profit, and/or educational purposes only.


Speeches and Proclamations

Return to top of page.


Legislation, Treaties, and Related Items

Return to top of page.


Battle Reports

Return to top of page.


Return to: The U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1848.

Permission is granted to reproduce this page for non-profit educational purposes only.

Copyright © 1996-2002 by the Descendants of Mexican War Veterans. All rights reserved.