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Mississippi Rifle
This gun derives it's nickname of the Mississippi rifle from the Mississippi Riflemen led by Jefferson Davis. The Mexican-American War began in 1846. Davis looked favorably upon the war as the United States stood to acquire a considerable land south of the Missouri Compromise line. It was an area...
Conflict: 
Mexican War
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Firearms
Sailorís Trousers
Embroidered with patriotic themes and worn by Henry Vincent Gerrodette on special occasions. Gerrodette served on a Navy frigate during its attack on California.
Conflict: 
Mexican War
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Military Uniforms
Sam Houstonís Rifle
This rare Henry Gross rifle belonged to Sam Houston.
Conflict: 
Mexican War
Category(s): 
Firearms

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