Title - John C. Robinson to Elisha M. Pease. October 25, 1845
Date - October 25, 1845
Publication Information - Unpublished, n.p., October 25, 1845
Format - Letters (correspondence)
Collection - John C. Robinson letters to Elisha M. Pease, 1845-1882, bulk (1845-1848). The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.
Call Number - GA51 Oct 25, 1845
Description - Sixteen Mexican War letters begin from New Orleans Barracks on October 3, 1845, shortly after his U.S. Army enlistment, and conclude at Camp Jefferson Davis in East Pascagoula, Mississippi on September 2, 1848. Six of the letters were written from Texas, four from Camp Corpus Christi, one from aboard the steamboat Rough & Ready on the Rio Grande, and one from camp on the Rio Grande opposite Matamoros, Mexico. In addition to observations on troop and supply movements, Robinson comments on political and military topics, and reports news of family and friends.