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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1847
|Franklin Pierce to Jane Pierce regarding his duties and experiences during the Mexican War
|12 July 1847
|Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869)
|Writes to his wife that he is glad he is given the opportunity to write before marching further inland. Discusses his duties and responsibilities. Describes his encounters with guerillas. Written as a brigadier general.
|First Lady Women's History Mexican War Military History Latin and South America Guerrilla Warfare President
|Pierce, Jane Means (1806-1863) Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869)
|Vera Cruz, Mexico
|The Mexican War; Women in American History; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859