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Zachary Taylor's Diary

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FC: Zachary Taylor | My Journal | Sarah Beth Collins

2: Dear Diary, Before I continue with my present life, i need to feel you in on my past. My name is Zachary Taylor and i was born on November 24, 1784 in Montebello, VA. My parents were Richard and Mary and i had 8 other brothers and sisters growing up.

3: As a family, we were wealthy. When i was 22, i enrolled in the army, After 40 years of experience, i was named general in the Black Hawk War & the War of 1812, I never went to college; i spent all of my time serving our country. --Zachary Taylor

4: Dear Journal, Today my daughter Ann was born!! Margret and I are so proud. shes gorgeous and smiles frequently. I have decided to take control of the war happening between America and Britain. I feel strongly on this topic and feel I need to do what is right. The Battle at Fort Harrison is in progress, and we are having a winning fight.

5: I need plenty of rest for tomorrow. --Zachary Taylor | Fort Harrison | Ann

6: Dear Diary, The war of 1812 just ended. We won! The Great Lake Territory now belongs to the United States. I couldn't be more thrilled!

7: “If war is ever lawful, then peace is sometimes sinful” | Indians of Sandy Creek | Battle of Horseshoe Bend

8: Dear Journal, I am sorry I haven't written in a while, i have been very busy with the war and my children. In 1814, Margret and I had a a little girl named Sarah. She is just as sweet as Ann was. Today, the Mexican-American War began. James Polk is president and we are planning to invade their territory. --Zachary Taylor

9: “I think this is a great idea and I do like knowing where my donations are going . I'm a lot more willing to contribute to a cause this way.”

10: Dear Journal, It has been awhile since the last time I wrote. Last month, i was appointed lieutenant general and just today i was promoted to general to the soldiers of Veracruz in the Mexican-American War. We won the battle of Palo Alto an the Battle of Monterrey. I hope to win the next battle planned. --Zachary Taylor

11: Battle of Palo Alto and the men from Veracruz | “A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.”

12: Dear Journal, The Mexican- AMerican War is over! We won! I'm very excited and proud of my men. I'm thinking about running for president... --Zachary Taylor | Santa Anna

13: Mexican- American War

14: Dear Journal, I've done it! I'm the 12th president of the United States of America. I have lots to do in office. I'm part of the Whig party. I enjoy being president and i intend to use the it wisley. __Zachary Taylor

15: Whitney and I

20: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace.

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  • Title: Zachary Taylor's Diary
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