John C. Breckinridge during the Mexican-American Warc. 1847-1849 Antebellum (1820-1861)
Photograph of Major John C. Breckinridge in US Army Uniform during the Mexican-American War.
“Major General John Cabell Breckinridge (1821-1875), C.S.A.; Kentucky State Representative; two-term U.S. Congressman; U.S. Vice President under James Buchanan; U.S. Senator; Secretary of War, Confederate States of America,” Kentucky State Library, Waveland State Shrine Collection, http://kdl.kyvl.org/catalog/xt7xpn8xb26p_1_2