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Collection Reference Number GLC04934
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1846 
Title Zachary Taylor to E.B. Alexander waiting for orders near the Rio Grande during the Mexican War
Date 28 January 1846
Author Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Related to the Mexican War and the argument over borders for the state of Texas. He writes: "I look daily for orders which will carry us to the Rio Grande or beyond." Addressed on page 6.
Subjects Military History  President  Texas  Mexican War  Boundary or Property Dispute  American West  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Latin and South America  
People Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850)  
Place written Corpus Christi, Texas
Theme The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859