From the exhibition:
Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now
New Mexico History Museum
Gen. Stephen Watts Kearny used this field desk to manage his correspondence during his campaigns of the Mexican-American War in present-day New Mexico and California.
History Collection NMHM, DCA, 10180/45 Gift of Ms. Astrid B. Liden
Photo by Blair Clark, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
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