The Chester Volunteers, Captain Robert Mills Dunovants's company of the Palmetto Regiment, were one of the many South Carolina military units who made up the army that fought in the War with Mexico. In the center, holding the flag for the regiment, is Nathaniel Ridley Eaves. The company was enrolled at Chesterville on November 30, 1846.
Courtesy of the South Caroliniana Library.
- 4.3.CE Analyze the effects of government policies in promoting United States territorial expansion into the west.
- This indicator was designed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes of the experiences of marginalized groups such as African Americans, Native Americans and women, as the U.S. expanded westward and grappled with the development of new states.