Alexander Evans Letter and Commission, 1848 June 15-Aug. 21
- Alexander Evans Letter and Commission, 1848 June 15-Aug. 21
- Evans, Alexander, fl. 1848
- 2 items
- Evans, Alexander, fl. 1848.
- Mexican War, 1846-1848-- Sources.
- The Filson Historical Society
- Scope and Content
- Army officer. Includes a letter, 1848 June 15, from D. W. Scott congratulating Evans on his promotion, discusses the resignation of Joab Wilkinson following the charges preferred against him, and the location of various regiments in Mexico. Also includes a commission to Evans appointing him a first lieutenant in the 16th Infantry, U.S. Army