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Collection Reference Number GLC02642
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title John Ellis Wool to Martin J. Townsend concerning the Battle of Buena Vista and its aftermath
Date 20 September 1847
Author Wool, John Ellis (1784-1869)  
Recipient Townsend, Martin J.  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Thanks Townsend and the people of Troy, New York, for their acknowledgments after the Battle of Buena Vista. Discusses the battle and Winfield Scott's negotiations with Santa Anna. Predicts any additional fighting will be with small guerrilla parties. Wool and Townsend were both from Troy. With an initialed postscript.
Subjects Battle  Mexican War  Military History  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Diplomacy  Guerrilla Warfare  
People Wool, John Ellis (1784-1869)  Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Place written Buena Vista, Mexico
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859