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Collection Reference Number GLC00911.08
From Archive Folder Mexican War Orderly Book, 26th Infantry , USA 1847-1848 
Title General orders: No. 249
Date 6 August 1847
Author Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Additional authors Scott, H. L. (Henry Lee) (1814-1886)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Signed by H.L. Scott. Docket reads "Aug. 6. 1847 Col. Riley case." Proceedings from a court of inquiry regarding Colonel Bennett Riley's command of the 2nd Infantry and 4th Artillery in blockading a road leading to Jalapa, Mexico, in order to cut off the enemy's retreat.
Subjects Mexican War  Latin and South America  Military History  Military Law  Artillery  Infantry  Global History and Civics  
People Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  Scott, H. L. (Henry Lee) (1814-1886)  Riley, Bennett (1787-1853)  
Place written Puebla, Mexico
Theme The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859