Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
B. F. Roy Diary
General Braxton Bragg Letter
General Braxton Bragg wrote this letter to Major W. W. Bliss from camp near Monterey, Mexico on April 18, 1847. In it, he discusses the third division of infantry and his need for more recruits.
Gideon J. Pillow Letter
In a letter dated August 7, 1847, from Pueblo, Mexico, to James W. Breedlove in New Orleans, La., Major General Gideon J. Pillow, brigade and division commander in the Mexican War, defends himself against political attacks by Whigs.
John M. Crockett Diary
Rufus and John L. Roberson Letters
This collection contains letters from Rufus Roberson and John L. Roberson. One letter concerns East Tennessee University (now University of Tennessee) and the others are written from the Mexican-American War. The collection also contains the 1847 muster roll for the Fourth Tennessee Cavalry (Casewell's company).
William King Papers
William King wrote four of the five letters in this collection to his family in Sapling Grove, Virginia to tell them about his service in the Mexican-American War. Sam Anderson wrote the final letter to inform King's family of his death on board a ship bound for home. Also included are two newspaper clippings describing the letters and their contents.