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Collection Reference Number GLC04012
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title Franklin Pierce to Jane Pierce regarding his duties and experiences during the Mexican War
Date 12 July 1847
Author Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869)  
Recipient Pierce, Jane  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects First Lady  Women's History  Mexican War  Military History  Latin and South America  Guerrilla Warfare  President  
People Pierce, Jane Means (1806-1863)  Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869)  
Place written Vera Cruz, Mexico
Theme The Mexican War; Women in American History; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859