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Collection Reference Number GLC08953.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1846 
Title Orders no 25
Date 4 May 1847
Author McClellan, George Brinton (1826-1885)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Orders his men to "lead the march to the enemy capital," of Mexico City, during the Mexican War. Warns his men not to straggle as "The impotent & cowardly enemy propose to wage the war of the assassin - war to the knife." Promises that soon they will receive new clothing, rest and payment. It is clear that the weather has made many of McClellan's men sick and weak. Also signed by McClellan for Major General Worth.
Subjects Mexican War  Military History  Union General  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Soldier's Pay  Military Uniforms  Health and Medical  
People McClellan, George Brinton (1826-1885)  
Theme The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Related documents Orders No 12  
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