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George E. Metcalf letter to his father Dr. A. B. Metcalf, 1846 Nov. 28.
Wyles SC 156
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Title:

George E. Metcalf letter to his father Dr. A. B. Metcalf, 1846 Nov. 28

Creator/Contributor:

Metcalf, George E., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Metcalf, A. B., correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

One holograph letter written and signed by George E. Metcalf to his father Dr. A. B. Metcalf about his experience in the Mexican War, including General Twiggs ordering his soldiers not to charge a 3rd fort after taking the 1st and 2nd forts. He mentions fellow soldiers being killed and injured, not having enough to eat, and not having enough time to write in detail.

Date:

1846 (issued)

Subject:

n-us--- -- n-mx---
Twiggs, David Emanuel -- 1790-1862
Metcalf, George E -- Correspondence
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American

Note:

Included in folder are two typed copies of the letter and a photocopy of a handwritten letter about the Mexican War dated October 25, 1847.
Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], George E. Metcalf letter to his father Dr. A. B. Metcalf. Wyles SC 156. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 25 x 40 cm. folded to 25 x 20 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.