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Collection Reference Number GLC09284
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1846 
Title Nathaniel Wyche Hunter to Sarah R. Golding about the Mexican War
Date 2 May 1846
Author Hunter, Nathaniel Wyche (fl. 1846)  
Recipient Golding, Sarah R.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Capt. of 2nd U.S. Dragoons, Galveston, Texas writes about the opening of the Mexican War: "There will be ten thousand troops on the Rio Grande in two weeks....I shall go directly to Point Isabel and if not in the hands of the enemy shall land and join my company. We can keep to sea until our fuel is exhausted if we cannot get ashore."
Subjects Mexican War  Latin and South America  Texas  Soldier's Letter  Military History  
People Hunter, Nathaniel Wyche (fl. 1846)  
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