A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
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Amy S. Greenberg. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico. Unabridged HighBridge, 2012.

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