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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1847
|Enos D. Hopping to Mrs. Hopping regarding military plans in Mexico
|6 August 1847
|Hopping, Enos D. (1805-1847)
|Correspondence; Military document
|Writes to his wife about having received a letter from General Zachary Taylor regarding a possible peace with Santa Anna. Adds that Santa Anna had asked General Winfield Scott for a short armistice, even though he has been raising several thousand troops to defend Mexico City. Discusses military plans, keeping personal news to a minimum. Possibly Hopping's last letter home, as he died in Mier, Mexico on 1 September 1847.
|Mexican War Latin and South America Military History Peace Treaty Diplomacy
|Hopping, Enos D. (1805-1847) Hopping, Enos D., Mrs. (fl. 1847)
|The Mexican War; Children & Family; Women in American History
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Hopping had joined the United States army during the Mexican War, and was appointed a brigadier-general on 3 March 1847.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859