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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Civil War generals from border states: 33 letters and documents
|Lorenzo Thomas writes to John Anthony Quitman, transmitting orders regarding camp
|September 4, 1846
|Thomas, Lorenzo (1804-1875)
|Quitman, John Anthony
|Correspondence; Military document
|Written from camp near Camargo. Thomas transmits orders prohibiting the discharge of firearms near camp and restricting non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates from leaving camp, among other details.
|Mexican War Union General Latin and South America Military History Military Camp Weaponry Art, Music, Theater, and Film Global History and Civics
|Thomas, Lorenzo (1804-1875) Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858)
|The Mexican War; Arts & Literature
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|Thomas was General William O. Butler’s chief of staff in the Mexican War. Following the Mexican War, he became General Winfield Scott’s chief of staff. At the beginning of the Civil War, Thomas served as United States Adjutant General.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945