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Collection Reference Number GLC00520
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1844 
Title Andrew Jackson to James T. Armstrong concerning studies and subordination
Date 28 January 1844
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Armstrong, James Trooper  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Advice to West Point Cadet James Trooper Armstrong concerning studies and subordination. Hopes that Armstrong will follow after his father General Robert Armstrong, and his grandfather, John Armstrong Jr.
Subjects President  Education  West Point (US Military Academy)  Military History  War of 1812  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Armstrong, James T. (fl. 1844)  
Place written Hermitage, Tennessee
Theme The Presidency; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Robert Armstrong served under Jackson in the War of 1812, and later became a general and a close friend. John Armstrong Jr. was the Secretary of War during the War of 1812.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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