View PDF
View Transcription
View Full Record

Letter, Guy Carelton to George Gile, Mexico City, November 23, 1847

Date -   November 23, 1847

Topic- Scott's March Inland, Molino del Rey and Chapultepec

Format -   Correspondence

Collection -   Mexican War collection, 1844-1857

Call Number -   GA43 1847 Nov 23

Description -   Guy Carleton of Company H of the Ninth U.S. Infantry Regiment ("The New England Regiment") writes to a friend about his experiences at the battle at the National Bridge, the Battle of Contreras, and the Battle of Churubusco. He also writes about the Battle for Mexico City including details on the Battle of Molino del Rey and the Battle of Chapultepec. He describes the movement of the Army between the battles and records the damage of each battle.

U.S. Mexico War logo