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Military Collections - Mexican War, 1846-1848, 1870-1887

In 1870, the State Legislature appropriated funding for surviving veterans of the Mexican War, providing that they could prove their service. This collection consists of petitions, correspondence, affidavits, receipts and printed material concerning the relief of the surviving members of the First Regiment of New York Volunteers who served in the war.

This collection was compiled from the following record series:

A1254 Entry documentation relating to pension claims, First N.Y. Regiment Volunteers, Mexican War, 1870-1887. New York (State). Comptroller's Office.

This collection has been scanned in its entirety and all items are available through the Digital Collections. For more information about this collection or to learn about records not represented in the Digital Collections, please contact our office.


 

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