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Index Terms

Administrative Information

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert Hagan Diary, 1847-1858



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hagan, Robert
Title: Hagan, Robert Diary
Dates: 1847-1858
Abstract: Diary of Robert Hagan, Assistant Surgeon with the Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Mexican-American War, 1847-1848.
Accession No.: 71-10
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Robert Hagan, of Louisiana, was an Assistant Surgeon with the Pennsylvania Volunteers in the 14th Infantry Regiment in the Mexican-American War, 1847-1848.

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Scope and Contents

Papers include Hagan's diary of the march of the 14th Infantry Regiment from Vera Cruz to Mexico City, June 26, 1847-July 17, 1848; a list of officers of the Regiment; distances marched; an account of later careers of the officers, Feb. 10, 1858; and typescripts of the above items.

Hagan's diary more specifially relates to the Regiment's landing at Vera Cruz; battles of Contreras and Cherbusco; truces and hostilities; description of Mexico City; the march back to Vera Cruz; a visit to Jalapa; and the return to New Orleans. Also included are the distances from Vera Cruz to Mexico City; and notes on war and post-war services of the officers, largely from Tennessee and Louisiana.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hagan, Robert
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
Twiggs, David Emanuel, 1790-1862
Quitman, John Anthony, 1798-1858
Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Marches
Armed Forces--Officers
Places
Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico)
Mexico City (Mexico)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Hagan Diary, 1847-1858, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2D256 Diary of march of the 14th Infantry Regiment from Vera Cruz to Mexico City, June 26, 1847 - July 17, 1848
List of officers of the Regiment
Distances marched
Account of later careers of the officers, February 10, 1858
Typescript of above items
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2Q520 Typescript of above items
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3J243 Typescript of above items

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