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Collection Reference Number GLC04499
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title Gustave Toutant Beauregard to John Quitman
Date 17 September 1847
Author Beauregard, Gustave Toutant (1818-1893)  
Recipient Quitman, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Co-signed by Lieutenant M. Lovell, Adjutant General. Describes the falls of Mexico City and Chapultepec in detail and praises his supporting officers. Also discusses the rebuilding of sand bag parapets. Mentions having been wounded.
Subjects Confederate General or Leader  Military History  Mexican War  Latin and South America  Battle  Injury or Wound  Fortification  
People Beauregard, Gustave Toutant (1818-1893)  Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858)  
Place written Mexico City, Mexico
Theme The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859