Lieutenant Braxton Bragg was a hero of the 1848 Mexican War. Image courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh, NC.
William S. Hoffman, North Carolina in the Mexican War, 1846-1848 (Raleigh, 1969), 8-13.
By Troy L. Kickler, founding director of the North Carolina History Project
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