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Collection Reference Number GLC00911.69
From Archive Folder Mexican War Orderly Book, 26th Infantry , USA 1847-1848 
Title Orders No. 14
Date 25 February 1848
Author Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880)  
Additional authors Thomas, Lorenzo (1804-1875)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Signed by L. Thomas. Proceedings of Captain Samuel H. Montgomery's court martial on charges of conduct unbecoming an officer and violation of orders. Montgomery had written two articles for the "Pennsylvania Argus" chastising General Scott's armistice with Santa Anna and criticizing the command of the 2d Pennsylvania Regiment. He is dismissed from the service of the United States.
Subjects Journalism  Treaty  Diplomacy  Mexican War  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Military History  Military Law  
People Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880)  Thomas, Lorenzo (1804-1875)  
Place written Mexico
Theme The Mexican War; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859