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The Mexican War in Baja California the memorandum of Captain Henry W. Halleck concerning his expeditions in Lower California, 1846-1848 by H. W. Halleck

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Published by Dawson"s Book Shop in Los Angeles .
Written in English



  • Baja California (Mexico),
  • United States


  • Halleck, H. W. 1815-1872.,
  • United States. Army -- Biography.,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Campaigns -- Sources.,
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Baja California (Mexico) -- History -- Sources.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementintroduced and edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr.
SeriesBaja California travels series ;, 39
ContributionsNunis, Doyce Blackman.
LC ClassificationsE405.2 .H29 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p., [5] leaves of plates (1 fold. in pocket) :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4889801M
ISBN 10087093239X
LC Control Number76021425

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rows  The California Campaign (–), colloquially the Conquest of California or Conquest . The Mexican War in Baja California (Dawson’s Book Shop, Los Angeles, ), p. “Memorandum of Captain Henry W. Halleck Concerning His Expeditions in Lower California, ,” in The Mexican-War in Baja California, edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr., pp. (hereinafter Halleck, Memorandum). After the Mexican War (–48), the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo gave California proper to the United States and assigned Lower California—i.e., the Baja peninsula—to Mexico. Highway, harbour facility, and airfield improvements and construction began in the s and have continued.   The Mexican-American War () had major repercussions in Baja California. The war began after Mexico refused the United States’ offer to buy California, Nevada, Utah and parts of.

Robert W. Johannsen, who introduces this Bison Books edition of The Mexican War, is a professor of history at the University of Illinois, Urbana, and the author of To the Halls of Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination ().Cited by: The Mexican War in Baja California: The memorandum of Captain Henry W. Halleck concerning his expeditions in Lower California, (Baja California travels series) [H. W Halleck] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). Insurgents on the Baja Peninsula: Henry Halleck's Journal of the War in Lower California, () The U.S. Navy in California during the Mexican War. The Pacific Theater of Naval Warfare in the Mexican-American War; Extracts from the Log of the U.S. Frigate Savannah by Robert Carson Duvall. Mexican California. In , Spain's American colonies, one by one, began to fight for independence. Even before this spirit spread to Mexico, California felt the effects of the rebellions, for Spain's hard-pressed navy could not spare ships to bring supplies to the missions, presidios, and pueblos north of .

THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR IN BAJA CALIFORNIA. by Richard Amero Most historians of the Mexican-American War () spend hours describing the invasion of Mexico and minutes summarizing events in Baja California. This neglect is explainable for the Baja California expedition was neither costly nor bloody and its outcome had no effect upon the. The Mexican War , by K. Jack Bauer, About David. David Kier is a veteran Baja traveler and the co-author of 'The Old Missions of Baja and Alta California: David Kier’s research on the twenty-seven missions of Baja California was recently published in a new comprehensive : Baja Bound. The Mexican War for Independence in lead to an end of Spanish authority in California. The primary means of Spanish control, the missions, were dismantled in a process known as secularization. By , this process was complete, with the vast tracks of mission land being divided up among Mexican landowners. A handful of powerful families were given control of most of the.   Baja California was one Mexican territory until , when it was split into two parts that eventually gained statehood. The northern part kept the name Baja California, while the southern part.