Alexander Evans Letter and Commission, 1848 June 15-Aug. 21

Descriptive Summary

Title
Alexander Evans Letter and Commission, 1848 June 15-Aug. 21
Creator
Evans, Alexander, fl. 1848
Extent
2 items
Subjects
Evans, Alexander, fl. 1848.
Mexican War, 1846-1848-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

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