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|Summary:||This document is the journal kept by William Richard Caswell, Captain of the Tennessee Cavalry, 2nd Regiment, during the period of April 9-May 4, 1847. Caswell was Captain of these volunteer soldiers during the Mexican-American War (1846-1848). The journal documents the battles, travels, and personal experiences of the Tennessee soldiers, as well as other companies they encountered in Mexico. Also included is the master roll of soldiers that are in Caswell's company, including their name, rank, and condition.|