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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Mexican War printed orders
|Printed correspondence between John A. Quitman and Mississippi's delegates to Congress
|27 May 1846
|Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858)
|Mississippi officers request a copy of the communication between Quitman and their state delegates consigning them to serve in the war. The officers are concerned that the patriotism and excitement of Mississippians will be overlooked when compared to the high numbers of Louisianans enlisted. Delegates include Jacob Thompson, Jefferson Davis, and Stephen Adams.
|Mexican War Military History Latin and South America Foreign Affairs Global History and Civics Patriotism
|Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858) Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889)
|The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859