Richard M. Creagh Letters, 1846

Descriptive Summary

Title
Richard M. Creagh Letters, 1846
Creator
Creagh, Richard M.
Extent
3 items
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Soldier. Letters from Creagh to his brother-in-law Thomas Lewis Jefferson of Louisville, Kentucky, while serving under Colonel William R. McKee in the Mexican War. The letters relate the details of army life; information about various troops, including the Louisville Legion; and reports on the Battle of Monterey