Preble Hall

Americans in the Mexican Navy and Army

Episode Summary

David Mckenzie discusses Americans who served in the Mexican Army and Navy in the 1820s. David McKenzie is a public historian currently finishing his History Ph.D. at George Mason University. He studies 19th-century U.S. and Latin American history, currently focusing on U.S. citizens who moved to Mexico’s interior between 1821 and 1846. David previously worked at the Alamo, an exhibition design firm, and a local Jewish historical society. He currently works on digital history and exhibitions at Ford’s Theatre.

Episode Notes

Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum

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Host:  Claude Berube, PhD, Director, US Naval Academy Museum

Date recorded: 5 March 2021