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Mexican War Veteran Research



The man in the photo above is believed to be Lt. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson in Mexico City or Vera Cruz, circa 1847. Courtesy Dr. Wm. J. Schultz, DMWV Associate Member.

Records relating to veterans of the U.S.-Mexican War in the National Archives in Washington, D.C. and in state archives contain a wealth of genealogical and historical information. Here, for your convenience, are links to information telling how to access these records. Whether you are hoping to prove your relationship to a Mexican War Veteran so that you may apply for membership in the DMWV or if you are a historical researcher, we hope you will find this website useful.


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