Manifest Destiny: Researching Your Mexican War Ancestors
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|Manifest Destiny: Researching Your Mexican War Ancestors
by Michael Strauss, AG®
The Mexican-American War of 1846 marked the first United States conflict mostly fought on foreign soil that served as a training ground for officers in the Civil War 15 years later. Military Background/U.S. Involvement; Compiled Military Service Records; Navy Rendezous Reports; Marine Corp & Regular Army Enlistments; Pension & Bounty Land; Cemetery Records; Veteran & Lineage Societies
Michael L. Strauss, AG®, is a nationally recognized genealogical speaker. He has a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is also a qualified expert witness in Court in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Additionally, he is a faculty member at SLIG, GRIP, and IGHR where he serves as the course coordinator.