On November 18, 1846, Virginia Governor William Smith issued a proclamation calling for the formation of a regiment for service in the Mexican War.
Proclamation by the Governor of Virginia (Mexican War)
"West Virginia Soldiers In The War With Mexico"
"Rally! Who Will Volunteer!" (Mexican War)
"The Virginia Regiment" (Mexican War)
Order Announcing Capture of Mexico City (Mexican War)
Order Announcing Victory at Cerro Gordo (Mexican War)
1st Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Daily Signals and Beats (Mexican War)
On This Day in West Virginia History: November