Online Resources


Descendents of Mexican War Veterans (DMWV) - The DMWV is a non-profit, non-political, national lineage society. Members are descendants of both regular and volunteer officers, enlisted men, and civilian employees.


Guide to the Mexican War - A guide for locating U.S. - Mexico War materials in the Library of Congress digital collections. It points to specific documents, books, articles, and other primary source materials. It also provides lists of resources such as websites and books.


Mexican American War - Created by Northern Illinois University, this site contains digitized images, audio files, and text related to the U.S. - Mexico War.


The Mexican-American War and the Media, 1845-1848 - This website provides links to transcriptions of newspaper articles, indexes, images, bibliographies, timelines, and official documents related to the 1846-1848 war between the United States and Mexico.


U.S. Mexican War: 1846-1848 - This site is a companion to the PBS documentary The U.S. Mexican War. The website provides rich context and historical information about the war, including pre-war and post-war events It also contains an interactive timeline, video clips, essays, lesson plans, and primary source materials.


U.S. - Mexican War: A Concise History - Created by the Descendents of Mexican War Veterans, this site provides links to scanned primary sources, brief historical outlines, statistics, and bibliographies.